The Centre on Tuesday night appointed former Delhi Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal and retired IAS officer G S Patnaik as advisers to Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa.
Patnaik, a 1980-cadre officer who retired in 2013, had held several prominent posts in Delhi government while Dadwal, a 1974-batch officer, was the Delhi Police Commissioner for three years since 2007, the longest tenure so far. Dadwal retired as Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
“Patnaik and Dadwal are appointed as Advisors of the Arunchal Pradesh Governor with effect from the date they assume charge of their post,” a Union Home Ministry spokesperson said.
With President’s Rule being imposed in the state, all functions of the state government will be exercisable by the Governor under the superintendence, direction and control of the President.