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Geeta Phogat made deputy superintendent of police by Haryana cabinet

The Haryana cabinet on Tuesday approved the appointment of international woman wrestler Geeta Phogat as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the state police.

File picture of India's Geeta Phogat in action. Reuters

File picture of India's Geeta Phogat in action. Reuters

The Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Haryana, approved a Home Department proposal in this regard.

"She is a graduate and a sportsperson of international repute. She is also a gold medallist in wrestling at the 19th Commonwealth Games-2010 held in Delhi," a state government spokesperson said.

The Cabinet also approved the proposal to appoint mountaineer Ram Lal as Sub-Inspector under the sports quota.

In the past, a number of international and national award winning sportspersons from Haryana have been recruited in the Haryana Police and the state government, including Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh.


Updated Date: Oct 20, 2016 13:59 PM

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