Sanjay Arora, a cadre officer of Tamil Nadu, took over as Delhi Police Commissioner on Monday. Earlier, Arora was given a guard of honor by the police force upon his arrival at the Delhi Police Headquarters in Jai Singh Marg. After taking charge, Arora tweeted that we’re going to be setting new standards.
Sanjay Arora wrote in a tweet, Today I assumed the position of Delhi Police Commissioner. The rich legacy of the Delhi Police is full of supreme civil services and sacrifices to ensure the security of the national capital. I am sure that together we will continue this spirit and set new standards for policing.
Sanjay Arora is IPS Batch Officer 1988. The Center appointed Sanjay Arora as Delhi Police Commissioner after the 1984 Batch Officer retired from IPS Rakesh Astana. Delhi Police officials said the new police commissioner has experience ranging from internal security to dealing with terrorist incidents. He played a successful role in the police service as well as in various security forces.
SL Thosen handed over the responsibility to ITBP . General Manager
Sanjay Arora on Monday handed over the additional responsibility for the post of Director General of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to SL Thosen, Director General of Sashastra Seema Pal (SSB). The two officers shook hands at ITBP headquarters at CGO Complex on Lodhi Road. After that, Sanjay Arora handed the charge over to Thosen.
25th Delhi Police Commissioner
Sanjay Arora became the 25th Police Commissioner of the Delhi Police. He has been transferred from Tamil Nadu cadre to AGMUT cadre. As soon as he came into this cadre, he was assigned the responsibility of the new commissioner.
bid farewell to ITBP
Sanjay Arora received a ceremonial salute at ITBP headquarters on Monday morning. After that, he arrived at the Delhi Police Headquarters.
Will raise the issue of street vendors: Puri
Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday that he will take up with the New Delhi Police Commissioner the issue of alleged actions by police and civil authorities against street vendors in the national capital. Provide this information while answering supplemental questions during the question hour.
Puri said the central government has written to chief ministers in all states to take steps to protect the honor of street vendors. He said street vendors are being encouraged to become micro-entrepreneurs through Pradhan Mantri Svanidi Yojana. The Svanidi scheme was launched in 2020 and includes providing soft loans to street vendors affected by the lockdown to start their livelihood.
AAP member Narayan Das Gupta continued asking if the center had instructed the Delhi Police Commissioner to remove the street vendors. For this, Puri said he will speak to the New Delhi Police Commissioner.