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Sanjay Arora is the new Delhi Police Commissioner

IndiaSanjay Arora is the new Delhi Police Commissioner

#SanjayArora is the new #Delhi #PoliceCommissioner to succeed current Delhi Police Commissioner, Rakesh Asthana.

Sanjay Arora, a Tamil Nadu cadre Indian Police Service Officer of 1988, has been selected as the Commissioner of Police, Delhi on August 1, the Ministry of Home Affairs said in an order on Sunday.

Arora will succeed the current Delhi Police Commissioner, Rakesh Asthana. He is currently serving as the DG-ITBP. The order from MHA said the approval of the Competent Authority for inter-cadre deputation of Sanjay Arora, IPS, 1988 batch from Tamil Nadu Cadre to AGMUT Cadre. In pursuance of the said approval, Sanjay Arora is appointed as Commissioner of Police, Delhi with effect from August 1, it added.

Who is Sanjay Arora

Sanjay Arora has served as IG (special operations) BSF, IG Chhattisgarh Sector CRPF, and IG Operations CRPF. He has served as ADG HQ and operations CRPF and special DG J&K zone CRPF before being appointed as DG, ITBP.

He assumed charge of the DG ITBP on August 31, 2021, as the 31st chief of the force.

He was awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2004, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2014, Police Special Duty Medal, Antrik Suraksha Padak, and UN Peacekeeping Medal among others.

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