Intel professional Dinkar Gupta was sidelined in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 23
Eliminated unceremoniously from the put up of head of Punjab Police after a political coup in opposition to then Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh by Congress leaders, Punjab-cadre IPS officer Dinkar Gupta as we speak turned the primary officer from the state to move the coveted Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA).
- Dinkar Gupta is understood for Intelligence-based anti-terrorism operations in Punjab
- He led technology-based operations to bust greater than 50 terror modules.
- Gupta served because the DGP (Head of Police Drive), Punjab, from February 2019 to October 2021
Gupta is understood for Intelligence-based anti-terror operations in Punjab. He led technology-based operations to bust greater than 50 terror modules. Distinguished gangsters had been eradicated/arrested throughout his tenure.
Sidelined in Punjab resulting from political causes, Gupta is up for essentially the most difficult task which comes within the backdrop of renewed focused killings in Kashmir. Moreover, there may be an emergence of terrorists, gangsters and narco smugglers within the nation, particularly in Punjab.
He’s at the moment heading the Punjab Police Housing Company, a not-so-active put up. Dinkar had outdated numerous Punjab IPS officers to grow to be the DGP as he was hand-picked by Captain Amarinder.
Gupta served because the DGP (Head of Police Drive), Punjab, from February 2019 to October 2021. Earlier than being posted as the pinnacle, Gupta remained posted because the DGP, Intelligence, Punjab, which concerned the direct supervision of Punjab State Intelligence Wing, State Anti-Terrorist Squad and Organized Crime Management Unit.
He did an eight-year stint in central deputation with the MHA, from June 2004 to July 2012, by which he held many delicate assignments like heading the Dignitary Safety Division of the MHA.
He served as Senior Superintendent of Police (District Police Chief) of Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur districts for greater than seven years throughout the section of terrorism in Punjab. He additionally served as DIG (Jalandhar Vary), DIG (Ludhiana Vary), DIG (Counter-Intelligence), Punjab, and DIG (Intelligence), Punjab, until 2004.
He was embellished with Police Medal for Gallantry (1992) and Bar to Police Medal for Gallantry (1994) for show of outstanding braveness, conspicuous gallantry and devotion to obligation of a excessive order. Has additionally been embellished with the Police Medal for Meritorious Providers by the President and the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (2011).
He has been a Visiting Professor (2000-01) on the George Washington College, Washington DC (USA), and American College, Washington DC.