Senior IPS officer Aruna Bahuguna will be the new Special Director-General of the country’s largest paramilitary force CRPF. This is the first time a woman officer is occupying the second top post in the hierarchy of the force.

The appointment orders for Ms. Bahuguna, a 1979-batch Andhra Pradesh cadre officer, were issued on Thursday by the government. She was till now serving as the Chairman of the AP police housing corporation.

Ms. Bahuguna is expected to take charge at the force headquarters here next week.

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