Achyut Krishna Kharel

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Achyut Krishna Kharel
Native name अच्युतकृष्ण खरेल
Police career
Department Nepal Police
Country Nepal Nepal
Rank Inspector General of Police (I.G.P.)

Achyut Krishna Kharel was the chief of Nepal Police during the Maoist's Insurgency.[1]

Kharel had been appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) in 1997 A.D., but was then replaced by his successor, Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan, due to certain "political instabilities (Bam Dev Gautam)", before again becoming IGP.[2]

I.G.P. Kharel had initiated "Operation Kilo Cera II" during the Maoist's Insurgency, i.e. in the late 1990s.[3]

Kharel had been the football captain of the Nepal Police Football Team in the late 1970s.


  1. ^ "Police History - Ex-Chief of Police". Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  2. ^ Nepal yearbook Institute for Integrated Development Studies, Institute for Integrated Development Studies (Kathmandu, Nepal) - 2001 p 106 " ... Accounts Committee (PAC) recommended action against former Inspector General of Police Achyut Krishna Kharel in grease and ..."
  3. ^ Nepal press digest 44 p168 Regmi Research Project - 2000 "The IGP, Achyut Krishna Kharel, disclosed on that occasion that 165 policemen had laid down their lives while fighting"