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K Vijay Kumar is First Deputy Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

K Vijay Kumar is First Deputy Governor of Jammu and Kashmir: Details, Career, Highlights

After acquiring the Union Territory status, IPS officer K Vijay Kumar becomes the First Deputy Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Krishnan Vijay Kumar (67-years-old) is a 1975 batch IPS of Tamil Nadu cadre and is currently serving as an advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik.

K Vijay Kumar has also served as the IG of BSF in the Kashmir Valley. 

K Vijay Kumar is considered to be an expert in conducting anti-terror operations in the forest. 

K Vijay Kumar was made the Director-General (DG) of CRPF after 75 CRPF personnel were martyred in a Naxalite attack in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh in 2010. After this, there was a huge reduction in Naxalite activities in the area. 

Famous Chandan smuggler Veerappan was killed under K Vijay Kumar's leadership during Operation Cocoon of 2004.

K Vijay Kumar wrote a book named 'Veerappan: Chasing the Brigand' which gives an account of the rise and fall of Veerappan.

K Vijay Kumar retired in the year 2012.


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