Former Sahasthra Seema Bal chief Arun Chaudhary died of Covid on Sunday. He was 66.
A 1977-batch IPS officer of the Bihar cadre, Chaudhary served for practically 20 years within the Intelligence Bureau (IB) the place he headed the Jammu and Kashmir desk. Given his lengthy stint within the area in the course of the peak of Valley militancy he was as soon as additionally tipped to grow to be the chief of the Intelligence Bureau.
In his early service days, he served in numerous positions in his cadre state and in addition had a stint with the Central Industrial Safety Drive, the place he headed its airport safety unit. In December 2012, he was appointed director normal of the SSB and retired from service on April 30, 2014.
The SSB condoled his loss of life on social media, saying it was “saddened by the premature demise of Chaudhary”.
“His contribution to the nation and SSB can’t be forgotten,” it tweeted. “SSB stands by his household on this interval of grief and sorrow and prays to the almighty that the departed soul might relaxation in peace.”