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Ludhiana, Jalandhar police commissioners transferred to non-poll duties

By, Chandigarh
May 23, 2024 05:18 AM IST

In a letter to the chief secretary of Punjab, the Election Commission of India has directed that the two officers be assigned non-election-related duties

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday transferred Kuldeep Chahal and Swapan Sharma, Ludhiana and Jalandhar commissioners of police, respectively, to non-election duties. Both are 2009-batch IPS officers.

Swapan Sharma (right), a 2009-batch IPS officer, currently serving as the police commissioner of Jalandhar, and Kuldeep Chahal, also from the same batch, who is the police commissioner of Ludhiana, have been transferred from their present posts. (HT)
Swapan Sharma (right), a 2009-batch IPS officer, currently serving as the police commissioner of Jalandhar, and Kuldeep Chahal, also from the same batch, who is the police commissioner of Ludhiana, have been transferred from their present posts. (HT)

Nilabh Kishore, a 1998-batch IPS officer posted as the STF ADGP in Sahibzada Ajit Singh (SAS) Nagar, has been given the charge of Ludhiana as commissioner of police. Rahul S, a 2008-batch IPS officer, currently posted as the DIG-cum-director of vigilance bureau in SAS Nagar, has been given Jalandhar’s responsibility.

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Earlier in the day, the ECI, after issuing transfer orders, had asked the chief secretary to provide a panel of three officers to fill the positions in Jalandhar and Ludhiana.

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