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Tamil Nadu: Major IPS reshuffle ahead of assembly elections

By IndianMandarins- 18 Feb 2021


New Delhi (18.02.21): Ahead of assembly elections, Tamil Nadu Government effected a major reshuffle of IPS officers across the state. 

The list goes as follows:

  • T.S. Anbu (IPS:2001:TN) posted as Inspector General of Police (IGP)/Commissioner of Police, Tirunelveli city.
  • K. Shankar (IPS:1996:TN) posted as IGP, North Zone, Chennai.
  • R. Dhinakaran (IPS:1998:TN) posted IGP, West Zone, Coimbatore.
  • K. Periaiah (IPS:1997:TN) posted as IGP, General, Chennai.
  • Santosh Kumar (IPS:2002:TN) posted as IGP/Commissioner of Police, Salem city.
  • T. Senthil Kumar (IPS:2001:TN) posted as Additional Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, North, Chennai.
  • Vidya Jayant Kulkarni (IPS:1998:TN) posted as IGP/Additional Commissioner of Police, CCB, Greater Chennai Police.
  • P. C. Thenmozhi (IPS:1995:TN) posted as IGP, Crime Branch CID, Chennai.
  • N. Kannan (IPS:1997:TN), Additional Commissioner of Police, Traffic, Chennai, has been given Law and Order, South, Chennai.
  • K. Bhavaneeswari (IPS:1995:TN) appointed as Additional Commissioner of Police, Traffic, Chennai.

Officers have also been given new postings at Deputy Inspector General (DIG)/Joint Commissioner/SP of Police rank;

  • S. Rajendran (IPS:1991:TN) is now DIG Intelligence (Internal Security), Chennai.
  • R. Sudhakar (IPS:2003:TN) has been appointed DIG, Madurai.
  • M. Pandian (IPS:2006:TN) has been appointed as DIG, Villupuram.
  • R. Krishnaraj (IPS:2015:TN) will be Superintendent of Police (SP), Tirunelveli district.
  • N. Manivannan (IPS:2010:TN) has been posted as SP, Thoothukudi district.
  • V. Baskaran (IPS:1999:TN) has been posted as SP, Ariyalur district.
  • P. Rajan (IPS:1985:TN) has been posted as SP, Tiruchi district.


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