30.1 C
Monday, June 24, 2024

Birdi takes over as Kashmir IGP


Share post:


Srinagar: Senior IPS officer Vidhi Kumar Birdi on Thursday took the charge of Inspector General of Police, Kashmir.

He took over the charge from Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Vijay Kumar, who had held the post from December 2019.

“Birdi took over the charge of IGP, Kashmir this morning,” an official said.

A 2003 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Birdi served in key positions in J&K including as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) police, north Kashmir and central Kashmir range. He was DIG central Kashmir when the Union government abrogated Article 370 of the Constitution in August 2019.

The new IGP Kashmir has served in various capacities during his tenure on central deputation.

Birdi was till recently on central deputation and served as Inspector General CRPF Jharkhand Sector. He was repatriated to J&K prematurely at the request of the J&K government.

Related articles

If You Want Peace, Prepare for War: Modi needs to go to war against Fake News for Peace in India

In the ever-evolving landscape of information and communication, the battle against fake news has emerged as a critical...

Addressing Illegal Hoardings in India – the Need of the Hour

Illegal hoardings have become a pervasive issue in India, not only compromising urban aesthetics but also posing significant...

Need to amend building bylaws to encourage hotel industry: Yogi

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday expressed the need to constitute Shahjahanpur Development Authority for...

EAM Jaishankar, UAE FM review multifaceted bilateral Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

New Delhi/Abu Dhabi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar paid an official visit to the UAE during which he...