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IPS Shri Chandra Prakash Giri : Former ADGP of Nagaland State

Shri C P Giri was born on the 1st of March 1948 at Patim village, Sikkim, India in an educated family. His father late Rabilall Giri was a learned Astrologer of his time who worked for the welfare of the people. Shri C P Giri joined police service as a Deputy Supdt of Police in Nagaland in 1974 and later joined Indian Police Service award in 1979 and served in various capacities rising to the one of top post as Additional Director General of Police of the state of Nagaland. He also worked as the Home Secretary of the Govt. of Nagaland during the most crucial period of militancy in the region from 1997 to 2006 and was instrumental in bringing about Ceasefire with the insurgent groups. 

Though he was handling onerous tasks of an IPS officer, he used to find time for social services for the upliftment of the society in general and the Gorkha community in particular. Through his initiatives a Hindu Temple ( Singha Devi Mandir) was rebuilt at Kohima, Nagaland thereby facilitating the worshipers to fulfil their spiritual needs. Even after retirement in 2008 Shri Giri is actively involved in various social organizations and is working for the upliftment of the society and mitigation of their problems. In recognition of his outstanding service and contributions towards security of society and the nation Shri Giri was awarded POLICE MEDAL FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE by the President of India in 2000. He has been decorated with several other service medals during his career. He was also awarded the prestigious INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN AWARD by Civil Forum Nepal on the occasion of Democracy Day of Nepal in Kathmandu in 2004 in recognition of his being a Nepali origin person rising to one of the highest posts in Civil Administration in India.

- Hamroswabhimaan.com

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