Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia retires today on 30th November.
Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta is an IPS officer from the batch of Assam-Meghalaya,1998. He is appointed as the new Director General of Police(DGP) In-charge.
Reportedly, the selection was made with a toss-up between Mukesh Agarwal and BJ Mahanta.
DGP, Kuladhar Saikia is an IPS officer from the 1985 batch ofAssam-Meghalaya Cadre. He took the charge as the Assam DGP in April 2018.
Saikia has received prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for his short story collection ‘Akashar Chhabi Aru Anyanya Galpa’ in 2015.