Gupteshwar Pandey is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer since 1987. Currently, he is serving as the Director General of Police in Bihar. He served at different posts in the police department and is known for his new initiatives that he started to make police people-friendly.
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Gupteshwar Pandey Wiki/Biography
Born on 11 February 1961, Gupteshwar Pandey’s Age is 59 Years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family in Geruabandh village in Buxar District, Bihar.
He completed his early schooling from a government school and after that, he enrolled himself at Patna University from where he completed his graduate course.
After his graduation, he appeared for UPSC and joined the Indian Police Service in 1987.
Since childhood, he was inclined towards civil services and wanted to do something for the society as he spent his childhood in a village that is away from basic facilities like electricity, health, education, and transportation.
Date of Birth
11 February 1961
Geruabandh Village, Bihar
Indian Police Service Officer
Director General of Police (DGP), IPS Officer
Government School in Bihar
Patna University, Bihar
DGP Gupteshwar Pandey Live With Arnab Goswami
Gupteshwar Pandey belongs to a middle-class Hindu family in Buxar, Bihar, India. He follows the Hindu religion and holds an Indian nationality.
Gupteshwar Pandey Mother
Gupteshwar Pandey Son
Gupteshwar Pandey Sister
Gupteshwar Pandey Family
Gupteshwar Pandey is an average looking man with a decent personality. He has a strong body build up with an impressive physique. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and his body weight is around 75 Kg.
He has black color hair and also has sparkling black color eyes. He didn’t have any tattoo painted on his body.
in centimeters: 176 cmin meters: 1.76 min feet inches: 5’ 8”
in kilograms: 75 kgin pounds: 166 lbs
Gupteshwar Pandey started his career as Superintendent of Police in Bihar after he cleared the UPSC exam in 1987 batch. After that, he served as the SP in few major districts in Bihar, and then he served as Inspector General of police at Tirhut Division Muzaffarpur Range, Bihar.
During, his service as IG of police he started many initiatives to curb crime and to make police more people-friendly throughout the state of Bihar.
He also traveled across Bihar and campaigned for alcohol ban in November 2015, when the Bihar government banned the alcohol in their state. His campaign was supported by many peoples and especially women take part in his campaign to a great extent.
Recently he made the headlines after he expressed discontent as Patna’s IPS officer Vinay Tiwari was forcibly quarantined by civic authorities in Mumbai.
He also added that it was already informed to Maharashtra government that he was coming for official work. He also stated that he didn’t secretly come to Mumbai and also requested a stay at the IPS mess and for a vehicle before he left for Mumbai.
He stated that Bihar police will write to BMC to express their discontent over the matter.
Facts and Information:
In an interview, DGP Gupteshwar Pandey stated that he failed in his 11th class examinations as he was weak in subjects like physics and chemistry. He also revealed that up to the 6th standard he doesn’t even know about the English alphabets.
Moreover, he added that an average student will also become a DGP if he is passionate about his dream and ready to do all the hard work needed to achieve your dream. With his words, he motivates many children and made them believe in themselves.