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Rajvarhan Sinha

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Name  Rajvarhan Sinha

Rajvardhan Sinha (born 15 September 1971) is an Indian Police Service officer. In 2013 he is serving as additional commissioner in Mumbai Police's economic offences wing. In 2015 he is the Joint Commissioner of Police of Nagpur, Maharashtra.


Early life and education

Sinha was born in the state of Bihar. He graduated as a police officer and joined the IPS in 1997 at Maharashtra.


Sinha served as a Superintendent of Police in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. For his work there he received the Mahatama Gandhi Peace Award 2003 for communal harmony.

Sinha served for three years as the Deputy Commissioner of the Special Branch-2.

Sinha was one of the two senior police officers who entered the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the 26/11 terrorist attack in Mumbai, 2008. For this he later was awarded, but refused, the gallantry award. In 2014 the award was conferred on him.

The story of this incident, including Sinha's actions, were recorded in a book title The Siege, by Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark.

Sinha was awarded the presidents medal for distinguished service in 2013. In 2014, he worked as additional commissioner of the IPS Economic Offenses wing.

In 2015, Sinha was named Joint Police Commissioner of Nagpur City.


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