Assam: Kuladhar Saikia appointed as new DGP of the state

 

Guwahati

Assam government today appointed senior IPS officer Kuladhar Saikia as the new Director General of Police of the state.

“Kuladhar Saikia, Special DGP (Law & Order), is promoted and posted as Director General of Police, Assam,” an official order from the Home Department said.

Saikia, a 1985-batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, will take charge from present incumbent DGP Mukesh Sahay on his superannuation on April 30, it added.

Born in 1959, Saikia is also a well-know short story writer and recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award.

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