Mumbai is all set to get its new Police commissioner. Datta Padsalgikar, a Maharashtrian officer from the 1982 IPS batch, will succeed Javed Ahmed.
According to sources, Padsalgikar is both the BJP high command and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’ choice. He is currently acting as Additional Director at the Intelligence Bureau (IB), Delhi.
He has served in several embassies including the USA and said to have a very good network at both national and international levels and thorough experience of diplomatic dialogue.