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Couple holds key position in Punjab: Vini Mahajan is new Chief Secretary

By IndianMandarins- 26 Jun 2020


Bowing to the pressure from cabinet colleagues the Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has transferred the Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh (IAS:1984:PB) over 60 days ahead of his retirement and appointed Ms Vini Mahajan (IAS:1987:PB) as new Chief Secretary to the Government of Punjab. She becomes the first woman CS of Punjab. 

Punjab is the only state where a bureaucrat couple holds top positions in civil & police administration. Mahajan's husband Dinkar Gupta (IPS:1986:PB) is DGP of the state.


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