Chief Commissioner of Taxes, J Shyamala Rao, has proceeded on leave and would be back only after June 14. This means he will be back only after the new government takes over and the ministry is formed. Similarly, Finance Principal Secretary M Ravichandra too would go on leave and would be back just a couple of days before the counting of votes.
Some officials - at least five IAS officials and four IPS officials - who have been blue-eyed boys of Chandrababu Naidu all these five years, are also planning to proceed on leave. Some officials are preferring to go on deputation at the Centre, because the new dispensation could punish them for being biased against the YSRCP.