Administrator of Lakshadweep and former interlocutor to Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma passed away today in Chennai while undergoing treatment.
“Administrator of Lakshadweep Shri Dineshwar Sharma Ji made long lasting contributions to India’s policing and security apparatus. He handled many sensitive counter-terror and insurgency ops during his policing career. Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his family. Om Shanti,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted while condoling Sharma’s death.
Sharma was appointed as the Administrator of the Union Territory in October last year.
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