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Khattar’s choice Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor takes over as DGP Haryana | The BuckStopper

By P K Gupta

Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor, a1990 batch IPS officer of Haryana cadre, is the new of Haryana. He succeeds PK Agarwal, who retired on 15 August.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had earlier shortlisted three Haryana-cadre IPS officers – R C Mishra and Mohd Akil, both 1989-batch officers, and Kapur – for the post

Kapoor, a mechanical engineer is the junior most in the list of three IPS officers empanelled by the UPSC and will have a minimum tenure of two years as mandated by the Supreme Court.

According to reports, Kapoor is said to be close to chief Manohar Lal Khattar, who wanted him hold the top

Kapoor, who holds the charge of DG, Anti- Bureau (ACB) of the , may continue to keep the post.

Challenges ahead for Kapoor

Kapoor, due to retire in October 2026, has task cut out. During his tenure, Haryana will be going to polls in October 2024 after the parliamentary elections scheduled in March-April 2024.

His immediate task would be to bring Nuh back to normalcy. The communal riots in Nuh had upset the harmony in the state.

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