Major rejig of IPS officers in Tamil Nadu

Viswanathan will be replaced by Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal

Viswanathan has been posted as ADGP, Operations, Chennail. Photo: Twitter

As part of a major rejig of IPS officials in Tamil Nadu, the state government on Tuesday (June 30) transferred City Police Commissioner AK Viswanathan and a host of other officers.

Viswanathan will be replaced by Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal, according to a Home Department order issued late on Tuesday. Viswanathan has been posted as ADGP, Operations, Chennai, vice Aggarwal.

The Commissioners of Madurai and Tirupur, S Davidson Devasirvatham and Sanjay Kumar, respectively, were also transferred out of their present postings. Devasirvatham is ADGP, Technical Services, Chennai while Kumar is IGP, Technical Services.

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Prem Anand Sinha is Commissioner, Madurai City. A host of other senior IPS officers were also transferred.

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