Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary
Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary (born 1946) is an Indian political figure who has been Governor of Meghalaya, a state in India, since July 1, 2008. Previously he was an IPS officer, director-general of National Security Guards (NSG) and the Border Security Force (BSF). Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary was born at Oldaguri in Kokrajhar district, now under the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts, of Assam. He completed his pre-university study in Union Christian College, Umiam and then graduated from St Anthonys College, Shillong with honours in Political Science. Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary became an IPS officer of the 1967 batch was allotted the Kerala cadre. He worked on important assignments in Kerala and early on in his career in 1981-82 was commissioner of police of the city of Cochin. Later he held the offices of Inspector General of Police and chief of Crime Branch CID and lastly Director general of the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau. Apart from Kerala, Mr Mooshahary has occupied several distinguished posts. He was in the Cabinet Secretariat and had served in the state of Assam, including at a later point in his career in this province's police force.
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