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K Shanmugam appointed as new Chief Secretary of TN, JK Tripathy as new DGP

ANI
Published : Jun 29, 2019, 6:34 pm IST
Updated : Jun 29, 2019, 6:34 pm IST

The said officials have been replaced Dr Girija Vaidyanathan and TK Rajendran respectively.

Tamil Nadu's new Chief Secretary and Director General of Police were appointed on Saturday. (Photo: ANI)
 Tamil Nadu's new Chief Secretary and Director General of Police were appointed on Saturday. (Photo: ANI)

Chennai: K Shanmugam on Saturday was appointed the state's new Chief Secretary (CS), while senior IPS officer JK Tripathy the Director General of Police (DGP).

According to an official statement, Shanmugam, a Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer of 1985 batch, was earlier posted as Additional Chief Secretary (Finance Department) to the government.

 

He replaces Dr Girija Vaidyanathan, a 1981 batch IAS officer.

JK Tripathy, a 1985 batch IPS officer, has replaced TK Rajendran as the new DGP of the state.

Tags: tamil nadu, chief secretary, dgp
Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Madras)