M.L. Kumawat is new BSF chief

September 17th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) M.L. Kumawat, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 1972 batch, was Wednesday named the new director general of the Border Security Force (BSF).He will replace A.K. Mitra, who retires at the end of this month, the home ministry said in a statement.

Kumawat, an officer of the Andhra Pradesh cadre, is currently Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the home ministry.

Kumawat was earlier the additional director general in the BSF and also headed the elite Greyhounds force of the Andhra Pradesh Police, besides serving as joint director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

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