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MA Ganpathy named Uttarakhand's new DGP

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 April 2016, 18:28 IST

Senior IPS officer Manepanda Appaiah Ganapathy has been appointed the new Deputy General of Police, Uttarakhand. He will assume office on 1 May - a day after the current DGP, S Sidhu, retires from the post.

The Centre gave its nod to appoint Ganapathy as the ninth DGP of the Uttarakhand late on 28 April, official sources said.

A 1986-batch IPS officer, Ganpathy, who has also served a term as the spokesperson of the Union Home Ministry, has been awarded the President's Medal for his meritorious service.

--With PTI inputs

First published: 29 April 2016, 18:28 IST
 
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