Shocked and saddened, says Goa CM on DGP Pranab Nanda’s sudden death in Delhi


Goa’s Director General of Police Pranab Nanda died of cardiac arrest in Delhi on Friday night. According to reports, the 1988-batch Indian Police Service officer was in Delhi on a private visit.


Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant tweeted, “Shocked and saddened by the untimely demise of Shri Pranab Nanda (IPS), DGP, Goa. My deepest sympathies to his family members. May God comfort them in this hour of grief.”

Inspector General of Police Jaspal Singh said that Nanda’s death was shocking.

An Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and other Union Territories (AGMUT) officer, Nanda was appointed as the top cop of Goa in March this year. He had earlier served in the Intelligence Bureau for nearly two decades.

His wife Sundari too had served as the Director-General of Police in Puducherry. She is currently posted in Delhi as Special Commissioner of Police, vigilance.


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