Chandigarh, July 28, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Haryana IPS officer Bharti Arora has sought premature retirement.
The 1998 batch IPS officer has sought voluntary retirement nearly three months after taking charge as Inspector General of Police, Ambala Range. She had taken charge as IGP Ambala Range on May 4, 2021 after being transferred from Karnal replacing Y Puran Kumar, IPS.
Bharti is married to Vikas Arora, also an IPS officer of Haryana Cadre who is on deputation to Union Govt.
In her resignation letter dated July 24 addressed to Chief Secretary Dr Vijay Vardhan, moved through DGP Manoj Yadava, Bharti, said she was opting for premature retirement as she intends to ‘spend the rest of her life in devotion to God.’
Bharti who was otherwise due to retire in 2031 has requested to be relieved by July 31, citing Section 16 (2) of the All India Service (DCRB) Rules which permits an IPS officer to to seek voluntary retirement after attaining 50 years of age.
The IPS officer has also requested that the prior notice period of three months be waived as per provisions of the law.