1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. News Capsule  |  

KK Paul took over as the New Governor of Meghalaya

Jul 8, 2013 19:03 IST

Former Delhi police Chief, KK Paul on 8 July 2013 took over as the new Governor of Meghalaya, after he was administered the oath of office and secrecy by the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, T Meena Kumari at a simple function held at the Durbal Hall of the Raj Bhavan in Shillong.

About KK Paul
• KK Paul was the Delhi Police commissioner from February 2004 to July 2007 and became a member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 26 July 2007.
• He had also served in the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
• He joined the IPS in 1970 and was granted the AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram-Union Territories) cadre.
• He also served as the chief of Arunachal Pradesh police.
• He completed his MSc and PhD in chemistry from Punjab University.
• He is married to Omita Paul who at present is secretary to President Pranab Mukherjee.
• He was also involved in managing the events like the Asian Games in 1982 in New Delhi and the Non-Aligned Movement summit in New Delhi in 1983.
• KK Paul had cracked the cricket betting racket in which former South African skipper Hansie Cronje was indicted.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes43 People Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: KK Paul , Governor of Meghalaya , Delhi Police

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK