Punjab CM mourns passing away of DGP CSR Reddy

Punjab CM mourns passing away of DGP CSR Reddy

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh condoled the death of Punjab cadre senior IPS Officer CSR Reddy, who breathed his last at the Rela Institute & Medical Center, Chennai, after a brief illness.

In his condolence message, the Chief Minister described CSR Reddy as an intelligent, upright, astute and valiant uniformed officer, who rendered outstanding services in the police force, while fighting against terrorism bravely. He said with Reddy’s the police force has been deprived  of the services of a dynamic and courageous police officer. His commendable services would be always remembered by one and all, he added.

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Sharing his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family, Captain Amarinder prayed to the Almighty to give strength to them to bear this huge loss, and grant eternal peace to the departed soul.

Notably, CSR Reddy was presently posted as DGP Investigation, Lokpal. Reddy was undergoing treatment at Chandigarh and later in the month of August, he was shifted to a hospital in Chennai for further medical treatment.

In a condolence message, DGP Dinkar Gupta described CSR Reddy as a dynamic, honest and dedicated police officer who performed his duties with utmost sincerity and professional commitment. His outstanding contribution during his long service career spanning over three decades in different capacities would ever remain a source of inspiration for the younger police officers.

Meanwhile Punjab IPS officers welfare association have also condoled the sad demise of DGP Reddy and prayed to the Almighty to grant eternal peace to the departed soul.

According to the family sources, cremation of CSR Reddy, who passed away earlier during day, will take place at Allagadda village in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, on the 19th September, at 11am. This place is around 260 kms from Hyderabad, and travel time is four and half hours.

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Reddy joined Punjab cadre in the thick of terrorism in the state and trained in Gurdaspur district and was posted as an ASP in Batala and Phillaur Sub-division.

 After a stint as SP City Jalandhar, he was posted as Senior Superintendent of Police in Batala, Patiala, Majitha and Chandigarh. He worked as DIG Jalandhar Range, DIG CM Security, DIG Traffic, DIG Vigilance Bureau. On promotion to the rank of IGP, Reddy was posted as Director, Vigilance Bureau, IG IRB, Zonal IG Patiala, Zonal IG Ferozepur, IGP Security and IGP Provisioning. He held the charge of the posts of ADGP Security, ADGP Provisioning, ADGP IT&T.