Central Government has removed UP Cadre IPS officer Subash Chandra from coordinating the deployment of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for elections duty in Uttar Pradesh. State president of Bharatiya Janta Party, Keshav Prasad Maurya has demanded to remove Chandra, citing that he was very close to ruling Samajwadi Party and that his wife, Anita Singh, also a senior IAS officer of UP cadre, is posted at principal secretary to chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.However, sources in the BJP said this step is to cut the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to size in the State politics, the decision was taken. Subash, was known to be close to Rajnath Singh, while his wife Anita Singh also remained as DM in Barabanki, from where Rajnath elected to State Assembly from Haidergarh constituency and became chief minister.