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R.B. Sreekumar, Former DGP Gujarat

12 February 1947

A 1971 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Sreekumar joined Gujarat police forces in 1972 and continued till his retirement in 2007 as additional director general of Police. He is the grandson of Indian freedom fighter, nationalist, journalist and writer Balaramapuram G Raman Pillai.

Sreekumar was Additional Director General of Police of Gujarat during Godhra Incident and was Intelligence DGP during 2002 Gujarat riots. He is known for the affidavits he filed to Nanavati-Mehta Commission and presentation to James Michael Lyngdoh the then Chief Election Commissioner of India alleging dubious role of law and order in the riots.