Senior IPS of 1990 batch Ravi Gupta has been appointed as the Director-General of Police (Head of Police Force) with Full Additional Charge (FAC) in Telangana after the dramatic exit of the incumbent DGP Anjani Kumar.
Kumar was suspended by the Election Commission of India for meeting Anumula Revanth Reddy, the state Congress president and a candidate, with a bouquet of flowers at his residence in Hyderabad amid the counting of votes. He was accompanied by state police nodal officer Sanjay Jain and nodal officer (expenditure) Mahesh Bhagwat.
Hours later, Gupta was appointed as DGP of Telangana. He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from IIT-Kanpur in 1987. He completed his master's degree in mechanical engineering from IIT-Kanpur in 1989 and worked in Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineer (IRSME) from 1989 to 1990 before joining IPS.
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