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Former Delhi Police commissioner Ved Marwah passes away, PM Modi offers condolences

Former Commissioner of Delhi Police Ved Marwah, aged 87, took his last breathe on Friday evening.

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Former Commissioner of Delhi Police Ved Marwah, who also served as Governor of Mizoram, Manipur, and Jharkhand died in Goa on Friday.  He was 87.

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Marwah was admitted to the hospital almost three weeks back after he suffered a fall at his residence in Goa.

“He breathed his last at a private hospital in Mapusa town in North Goa, He passed away around 7.30 pm on Friday,” said the Director-General of Police (DGP) of Goa, Jaspal Singh told PTI.

“He was a very illustrious police officer, who headed the force when terrorism was at its peak. He led the battle against terrorism,” the DGP said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences on the same,” Shri Ved Marwah Ji will be remembered for his rich contributions to public life. His unwavering courage always stood out during his career as an IPS officer. He was also a well respected public intellectual. Pained by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti,” Modi tweeted.

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Marwah was the police commissioner of Delhi from 1985-88, also a former governor of Manipur(1999- 2003), Jharkhand (2003-2004), and Mizoram (2000-2001). He was also the adviser to the governors in Jammu and Kashmir and Bihar. He had also penned the book ‘Uncivil Wars: Pathology of Terrorism in India’.

The Live Mirror offers its condolences to the departed soul.

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