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Changes in Kolkata Police – New ADG & Police Commissioner Name – Result of Garden Reach Incident

Kolkata Police Commissioner Ranjit Kumar Pachnanda has been replaced by Surajit Kar Purakayastha on 14th February 2013. Few changes made in Kolkata Police higher ranks after the saddest incident happened at Garden Reach on 12th February 2013. A Policemen shot death during the clashes between TMC & Congress party workers on the issue of College Election at Garden Reach (Kolkata) on 12th February 2013. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made changes to uphold the law & order situation of Kolkata after that incident.

Today (14th February 2013) in the evening, the decision was made & few alteration has been done in the Kolkata Police. Surajit Kar Purajayastha named new Commissioner of Police (CP) and R.K. Pachnanda will now work as Director of Security, in-charge of the Chief Minister's security.

Apart from the Police Commissioner post; there are few more changes has been made and the details as follows -
  • New Commissioner of Police (CP)Surajit Kar Purakayastha.
  • New Director of Security, in charge of Chief Minister’s Security – Ranjit Kumar Pachnanda.
  • New ADG Administration – Birendra Singh.
  • New ADG IB – GMP Reddy.
  • New ADG of Law & Order – Banibrata Basu.
  • New IG of Law & Order – Soumen Mitra.

Ranjit Kr. Pachnanda was named Kolkata Police Commissioner in March 2011 and within two years he is replaced by Surajit Kar Purakayastha.
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Surajit Kar Purakayastha Kolkata Police Commissioner – Details of New CP Surajit Kar Purakayastha

Surajit Kar Purakayastha Kolkata Police Commissioner Profile Biodata Biography Birthday Age Address Mobile Phone Contact Number Surajit Kar Purakayastha Police Commissioner Kolkata C.P. Family Father Mother Wife Children Son Daughter Surajit Kar Purakayastha works professional life awards achievements Commissioner Police Kolkata IPS Officer Surajit Kar Purakayastha Personal Life Details.

Surajit Kar Purakayastha is the new Kolkata Police Commissioner (CP) declared on 14th February 2013 replacing Ranjit Kumar Pachnanda. Let's check out few details of Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha.

Surajit Kar Purakayastha - Commissioner of Police
Educational Qualification of Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha: - He has completed Electrical Engineering degree from Kharagpur IIT.

Background of Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha: - After completion of his Electrical Engineering degree from IIT Kharagpur, he joined Kolkata Electric Supply Office. Later he appeared in UPSC Exam and successfully qualifies & became IPS Officer. Surajit Kar Purakayastha completed his IPS Training at Burdwan district of West BengalIPS Officer Surajit Kar Purkayastha was empanelled to hold IG and equivalent level posts under the Government of India in 1985 .He was first posted at Bolpur (Birbhum district of West Bengal) as S.D.P.O. Bolpur. IPS Officer of 1985 batch; Surajit Kar Purakayastha has worked in the rank of IB later. He worked as Additional Super rank in South 24-Parganas, Asansol & Barrackpore as well. Surajit Kar Purakayastha has worked for Kolkata Police in various designations like ‘DC Security Control 2’, ‘DCDD 2’, ‘DC Traffic’ etc. After that, he became Howrah Zilla Super and then went to Iran as Research & Analysis Wing (RAW) Officer and stayed there for 5 years. Then after, Surajit Kar Purakayastha hold these ranks – DIG Vigilance, IG South Bengal, IG Law & Order. Then he became Additional DG of Law & Order. In February 2013, Surajit Kar Purakayastha named Kolkata Police Commissioner from the position of ADG (Law & Order) replacing Ranjit Kr. Pachnanda.
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