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R Chandranathan appointed new Meghalaya DGP

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

The government has appointed R as the of (DGP), three months after S B Singh retired from office.

In an order issued on Tuesday, Additional Chief Secretary in-charge Home (police) department PW Ingty said, On the recommendation of the and in the interest of public service, R Chandranathan, IPS is appointed as the of Police, "

Prior to his new assignment, Chandranathan, an IPS officer of 1986 batch Assam-cadre, was serving as the Special (Railways in

succeeded former DGP who retired on July 31 this year.

Director General of Prisons RP Agarwal was asked to temporarily look after the office of the DGP after the retirement of the in-charge Director General of Home Guards and Civil Defence R Awasthi.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 18:55 IST