IAS officer who is Hero on Social Media
By Amrit Pal Singh Brar
Bathinda, 02 June 2018: Diprava Lakra IAS officer of 2005 batch has become a hero on the social media. His dedication to work and style of functioning has been one of the reasons of his worth. Simplicity is one of his features. Presently, he is serving as Deputy Commissioner of Bathinda. He has joined as DC of Bathinda on 17th March 2017.
Office work disposal is always on the top priority of Diprava Lakra as he is often seen sitting in his office sometimes even till 8.00 pm.
One of the sure-fire ways of showing dedication to a job is by devoting more personal time to it. Time is a valuable service and a limited resource for everyone. “When an officer or employee is willing to give up his personal time, it’s one of the best ways to show devotion,” says Mithu Ram Gupta advocate, former President of district bar association.
The popularity of Diprava Lakra has come to light, when an exclusive story under the title “An IAS officer with a different agenda” was published by the country’s famous news portal babushahi.com on 4th April. The story went viral on the social media within few hours, and it received maximum viewership, likes, comments and shares, which were self-illuminating of the fact, how this officer is loved by the well-wishers.
What his well-wishers and friends speak about him
Babushahi.com has bunched up the views and comments of the well-wishers, subordinate staff and family friends from the social media. Interestingly, people from Jharkhand and Orissa have also reacted on the news item in a big way. Many classmates of his wife, Papani Lakra’ have also sent wishes on the social media.
Manoj Bhagat, a well-wisher says “Such officers only can change the future of India and particularly the Farmers. Our best wishes for him and congratulation for such core value”. Satish Kumar Shorey says Diprava Lakra.is serving with dedication and missionary zeal. He is a man of masses. He has his own working style which is very rare in these days. I wish him all the very best. Prasad Patnaik comments “Really incredible humanistic approach. Rare to find such people of talent & potential putting their life to bring about change in fabric of our society, add immense value & happiness in other’s life. Really inspired. Thanks to Diprava.
Pooja Dhall Arora commented “A lifetime legend, Sir, whose personality is marked by simplicity and humbleness. U really have a king size heart. We salute U, respect U, and feel proud to have u as head of our district”.
Nitu Mla from Bangkok reacts “That’s what India is looking for if you have good food you can think good thing and future technology. If u doesn’t have good food u will look expensive hotel. This one way to eliminate corruption. Ashutosh Vats from Gurdaspur says Great. My best wishes. I feel proud that I had worked with him during his tenure as SDM DharKalan in the year 2009. Hard working and the kind officer”.
Mustakim Ansari from Jharkhand says “An officer with a different calibre. GIRIDIH will always remember him. He was a mixture of simplicity, strictness, & politeness. He was popular among all. Sarvesh Kumar from Giridih says “Yes he is a real hero”.
The words of appreciation have filled my heart says Diprava Lakra
Babushahi.com met him on Sunday in his camp office to seek his reaction on this issue. Diprava Lakra said “The words of appreciation and suggestions have filled my heart with joy. The kind words of all the well-wishers and their company at each junction of life journey have made things simple and objective”.