Controversy raging over the appointment of non-Telugu IAS officer as the TTD EO. The TDP government has appointed Anil Kumar Singhal as the new TTD EO in place of D Sambasiva Rao. A North Indian IAS officer was picked up as TTD EO for the first time in TTD’s history. According to sources, the TDP government appointed Anil Singhal as the TTD EO bowing to pressure from the central government and Sangh Parivar. There are allegations that North Indians are dominating South Indians.