Dineshwar Sharma

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Dineshwar Sharma (23 March 1954 – 4 December 2020) was an Indian politician. He was an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.[1] He was the chief of the Indian Intelligence Bureau,[2] that is the Director of Intelligence Bureau which is the highest-ranked post in the Indian Police Service (IPS).[3]

He also was an interlocutor to the government of India for the state of Jammu and Kashmir.[4] In November 2019, he became the 34th Administrator of Lakshadweep.[5]

Sharma died of lung disease on 4 December 2020 at the age of 66.[6]

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  1. "Who is Dineshwar Sharma?". Livemint. 25 October 2017.
  2. "Dineshwar Sharma is new IB chief | The Indian Express". The Indian Express. 14 December 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  3. "Indian Police Service (Uniform) Rules, 1954". Government of India, DOPT. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  4. Singh, Vijaita (2017-10-23). "New Jammu & Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma is known as a dove". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-03-14.
  5. "Former J&K interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma appointed administrator of Lakshadweep". DNA India. 2019-10-26. Retrieved 2019-10-26.
  6. Lakshadweep Administrator Dineshwar Sharma passes away at 66