Friday, June 12, 2015

Face which Bodo militants fear the most - Sanjyukta Prashar

This lady IPS Sanjyukta Prashar has taken Assam into storm. Sanjyukta is deployed as Sonitpur SP and is leading the charge against North-East insurgency.
Interestingly Sanjyukta is the first woman IPS officer from Assam.
She is lovingly called 'Assam's Iron lady'.
School and College:
Sanjyukta Prashar did her schooling from Assam and she graduated from Indraprastha College, Delhi University, pursuing political science (Hons).
Completed her Master's in International Relations from the school of International studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU).
She also did her MPhil and then a Phd in US foreign policy in Indonesia.

Career:
A 2006 IPS batch pass-out, Prashar is the first woman from Assam to join the IPS.
Her good rank in the UPSC exams gave her the option to choose her cadre. She opted for Assam-Meghalaya, Assam being her home state.
Prashar likes challenges and is comfortable leading the charge against Bodo militants.
Ex-Punjab DGP KPS Gill too served as a SP in sonitpur.

Marriage:
She is married to another IAS officer Puru Gupta, who is also currently posted in the Assam-Meghalaya cadre.
Prashar has a five-year old son who lives with her.
Prashar manages to meet her husband once in two months.

The face to which Bodo militants fear the most - Sanjyukta Prashar
face which Bodo militants fear most - Sanjyukta Prashar


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