Dwaraka Tirumala Rao Appointed as New Andhra Pradesh DGP

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Last Updated: June 21, 2024, 00:12 IST

Amaravati, India

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N Chandrababu Naidu-led NDA government in Andhra Pradesh appointed Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao as new DGP of the state. (Image: X)

The Andhra Pradesh chief secretary issued an order transferring the 1989-batch IPS officer, who is currently commissioner of public transport department as the DGP (coordination) with full additional charge as DGP (head of police force)

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu-led NDA government has appointed Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao as new Director General of Police of the state.

Chief Secretary Neerabh Kumar Prasad issued an order on Wednesday night transferring the 1989 batch IPS officer who is currently Commissioner of Public Transport Department as the DGP (Coordination) with full additional charge as DGP (Head of Police Force) until further orders.

The incumbent DGP Harish Kumar Gupta was transferred and posted as Principal Secretary (Home), a separate order said.

Gupta was appointed as DGP when the poll code was in force, replacing Rajendranath Reddy.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed - PTI)

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