Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, the first woman DGP of Uttarakhand and the country died on Monday night. This has been confirmed by Director-General of Police Law and Order Ashok Kumar. Bhattacharya had been keeping unwell for a long time. He breathed his last at a hospital in Mumbai. Bhattacharya, a 1973-batch IPS officer, created history in 2004 when she became the DGP of Uttarakhand. On October 31, 2007, she retired as the DGP.