IPS, Prafull Kumar took official charge as Inspector General (IG) of Udaipur range today at 11:15am. The ceremonial Guard of Honour was conducted today, even though Prafull Kumar had been assigned his new post as IG of Udaipur range on 2 July.
However, due to curfew in the city, the ceremonial Guard of Honour took place today at the District Collectorate, subsequent to relaxation in Curfew in Udaipur.
Prafulla Kumar, a Rajasthan 2001 Batch IPS Officer, was earlier posted as Inspector General of the Anti Terrorism Squad (IG-ATS) of Rajasthan. He has also served as IG at Bikaner Range. The Udaipur range covers the districts of Udaipur, Dungarpur, BAnswra, Pratapgarh, Chittorgarh and Rajsamand. Prafulla Kumar takes over charge from IPS Hinglajdan, who has been transferred to the Civil Rights division of the Police. The transfers of senior ploice officers from Udaipur, which included IPS Hinglajdan and SP Manoj Kumar were effected during the lasst week, following the murder of Kanhaiya Lal Sahu in Udaipur.