Published On: Tue, Feb 2nd, 2016

Former Delhi Police Commissioner resigns as advisor to Arunachal Governor

New Delhi: Former Delhi Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal, who was recently appointed as advisor to the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, today resigned from the post citing personal reasons.

Former Delhi Police Chief Y S Dadwal today resigned as advisor to Arunachal Governor.

Former Delhi Police Chief Y S Dadwal today resigned as advisor to Arunachal Governor.

Retired IPS officer, Dadwal, who was appointed on January 26 as advisor to the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh after President’s rule was imposed in the state, put in his papers, a Home Ministry spokesperson said.

B D Sharma, a 1980 batch IPS officer of West Bengal cadre who had retired as Director General of paramilitary SSB on January 31, has been appointed in place of Dadwal.

G S Patnaik, an IAS officer of 1980 batch, who was appointed along with Dadwal, will continue to discharge his duties as advisor to Governor J P Rajkhowa.

The Centre brought the northeastern state under President’s rule on January 26 and kept the Assembly under suspended animation after more than a month of political turmoil and in the midst of a raging battle in the Supreme Court.

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