West Bengal govt promoted IPS officers who were sought to join on Central Deputations
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 30 Dec 2020, 11:59 am IST
- 1 minute read
Altogether 20 IPS officers were shifted and 13 were promoted by the Bengal government.
- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
The West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee on Monday promoted and shifted several IPS officers, including the two officers–Bholanath Pandey and Rajeev Mishra. These officers along with Praveen Tripathi, were asked to join on Central Deputations following the attack on the BJP’s president JP Nadda’s convoy during his Bengal visit. These officers were responsible for his security.
Altogether 20 IPS officers were shifted and 13 were promoted by the state government.
Also read: Three Bengal IPS officers put on Central deputations over attack on JP Nadda’s convoy
Rajeev Mishra, currently IG of South Bengal, has now been made the ADG of South Bengal.
Bholanath Pandey, currently SP of Diamond Harbour, has now been shifted as the SP, Home Guard.
However, Praveen Kumar Tripathi currently DIG, Presidency Range remained the same.
To be noticed that CM Mamata Banerjee had declined the MHA’s order over Central Deputations while citing that the state has less than the prescribed number of officers from the Central pool.
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