Inspector General of Police, South Zone (Madurai), Shailesh Kumar Yadav, was today posted as IGP (Armed Police), Chennai.
The violent events that unfolded last month, witnessing arson, rioting and damage to property in Tuticorin, came under Mr Yadav's territorial jurisidiction.
The reshuffle came just a day after two deputy tahsildars who allegedly gave the order to the police personnel to open fire, were transferred.
Deputy Tahsildars Kannan and Sekar were yesterday transferred to Kayathaaru and Srivaikuntam respectively by Tuticorin District Collector Sandeep Nanduri.
An official release said 11 IPS officers, including Mr Yadav, have been transferred.
P Nagarajan, presently Tirupur Police Commissioner, will replace Rajeswaran as IGP (Training), it said.
Among the IPS officers transferred were East Chennai Joint Commissioner of Police S Manoharan, who was promoted as Tiruppur City Commissioner of Police.
Thirteen people were killed in police firing on May 22 and 23 after protests for closure of the plant over pollution concerns turned violent in that port city.
Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections. Election results will be out on May 23.