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R Kanagaraj replaces Ashutosh Shukla as DGP, Prisons

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

: A day after the Election Commission appointed as of Police (Elections), the government Thursday said R Kanagaraj would replace him as DGP (Prisons).

in an order issued Thursday said, "he (Shukla) has to take charge of the new assignment immediately, after handing over charge of the post of IG Prisons to of Prisons R Kanagaraj, "

The on Wednesday Shukla appointed as DGP (Elections), and said he would supervise all election related work involving police and shall not report to the DGP and all police officials connected with electoral process would report to him till completion of the Lok Sabha elections.

Polls to the 39 constituencies in and the lone seat in Puducherry would be held on April 18.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 15:35 IST