Dineshwar Sharma appointed as Government of India (GoI) representative to hold sustained dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)
Former IB Chief Dineshwar Sharma, a 1976 batch Kerala cadre IPS officer, has been appointed as the Government of India (GoI) special representative to hold sustained dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) with all stakeholders.
He will hold the position of a Cabinet Secretary. As an interlocutor, he will hold peace talks with Assam’s insurgent groups, including the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and will be free to decide whom to talk to. Sharma is retired as director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) on December 31, 2016.
Topics: Assam • Assamese nationalism • Dineshwar Sharma • Director of the Intelligence Bureau • Intelligence Bureau • Interlocutor • Law enforcement in India • Politics of Assam • States and union territories of India • Terrorism in Assam • ULFA • United Liberation Front of Assam