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Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu resigned

Aug 1, 2014 19:14 IST

Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu resigned on 30 July 2014. His resignation was accepted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31 July 2014.

Sandhu was appointed Deputy NSA in March 2013 for a fixed three year term. He was the Director of the Intelligence Bureau between 2010 and 2012.

He is a 1973 batch IPS officer of Bihar cadre.

About National Security Adviser

The National Security Advisor is the chief executive of the National Security Council (NSC). National Security Adviser is also the primary advisor to the Prime Minister of India on national and international security.

It is the National Security Advisor to whom intelligence agencies such as the Research and Analysis Wing and Intelligence Bureau report, rather than directly to the prime minister. Due to such vested powers NSA is a prominent and powerful office in the bureaucracy.

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