Shivdeep Lande

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Shivdeep Waman Lande
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Born Shivdeep Waman Lande
(1976-08-29) 29 August 1976 (age 38)[1]
Akola, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Education BE (Electrical)
Occupation IPS Officer
Home town Paras, Taluka Balapur, District Akola, Maharashtra, India

Shivdeep Waman Lande is an IPS Officer of 2006 Batch who currently serves as Aides-de-camp to the Governor of Bihar.[2][3] Earlier, he served as the Superintendent of Police in Araria, Purnia and Jamalpur districts of Bihar. He also served as the SP of Patna (Central Region), where he was quite popular. He arrested many criminals, ranging from fake cosmetic sellers to medicine mafia. Lande became a hero among young girls of the cities, as he took strict action against eve-teasers. However, he ensured proper media coverage in all his major anti-crime operations.[4]

As per reports, he donates 70% of his salary to a social organisation which arranges marriage for poor girls and hostel for poor students.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Shivdeep Lande is an Electrical Engineer by qualification and hails from Akola in Maharashtra.[6]

Transfer from Patna[edit]

When he was transferred to Araria from Patna, many people in the city took out candle-light march and protested against this government decision. He reportedly received more than 2000 text-messages on his phone on the day of his transfer.[3] In Araria too, Lande continued to remain in news due to his frequent operations against criminals.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Jogbani: Shivdeep Waman Lande - Profile and Photos". Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  2. ^ "SP Lande Transferred; Protest in Patna". PatnaDaily.Com. 2011-11-23. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  3. ^ a b Why is Patna crying for this cop?"[1]"
  4. ^ "The Good Cop of Patna". Indian Express. 2011-12-11. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  5. ^ "Why is Patna crying for this cop?". 2011-12-04. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  6. ^ "Patna SP Shivdeep Lande transferred to Araria". 23 November 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Shivdeep Lande shines again, arrests 3 quacks for illegal surgery". 10 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Shivdeep Lande cracks NREGA scam in Araria". 24 February 2012.