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BSF, SSB get new chiefs

BSF, SSB get new chiefs
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Two of the countrys three border guarding forces the Border Security Force and the Sashastra Seema Bal got their new chiefs Sunday

New Delhi: Two of the country's three border guarding forces - the Border Security Force and the Sashastra Seema Bal - got their new chiefs Sunday.

While 1984-batch Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra took over as the new Director General (DG) of the BSF, his batchmate S S Deswal became the DG of the SSB.

Misra took charge from K K Sharma, who retired on Sunday while Deswal succeeded Misra, who has been the SSB DG since October 2017.

Deswal, who was serving as the Special DG of the BSF, is from the Haryana cadre of the Indian Police Service.

While Misra will be in charge of the BSF till August 2019, his scheduled retirement time, Deswal will superannuate in August, 2021.

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