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Former J&K governor advisor K. Vijay Kumar appointed to MHA

K. Vijay Kumar. File

K. Vijay Kumar. File   | Photo Credit: M. Periasamy

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He has been appointed as a senior security advisor in the Union Home Ministry headed by Amit Shah

Retired IPS officer K. Vijay Kumar has been appointed Senior Security Adviser to the Union Home Ministry, an official order said.

The 1975 batch officer will “advise the Ministry on security related matters of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Left Wing Extremism-affected States,” the order said.

The December 3 order by the Ministry stated that Mr. Kumar will be in the position for a period of one year from the date of his taking charge.

Mr. Kumar was serving as an Adviser to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik till Ocober 31, the day when the former State was downgraded and bifurcated into two Union territories — J&K and Ladakh. He had earlier also served in the Home Ministry as Senior Security Adviser (LWE).

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