Arvind Dave

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Arvind Dave (born 1 May 1940) is the former Governor of four states in India. He was the governor of Arunachal Pradesh during 1999–2003;[1] of Manipur, from 2003 until 6 August 2004 and acting governor of Meghalaya and Assam briefly during 2002 and 2003 respectively.[2][3] He hails from Udaipur in Rajasthan.[4]

He was the Director of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) - India's external intelligence agency - from 1997 to 1999. He was chief of the agency during the Kargil War and Operation Shakti, India's nuclear program. As the Director of RAW, he also chaired the Joint Intelligence Committee during that period.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Former Governors". Government of Arunachal Pradesh. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Rao, Raghvendra (5 February 2010). "Second innings: Retired IPS men outshine IAS". Indian Express. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  3. ^ CHAUDHURI, KALYAN (4 January 2002). "Once more in Meghalaya". Frontline. The Hindu Group. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Singh, Rahul (1 May 2000). "Udaipur Diary". Outlook. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Who will succeed RAW chief Vikram Sood?". Rediff. 21 January 2003. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Bhushan, Ranjit (10 April 2010). "Given A Raw Deal?". Outlook. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Ranjan Roy
Director of RAW
1997-1999
Succeeded by
A.S.Dulat
Preceded by
S.K. Sinha
Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
2 August 1999 – 12 June 2003
Succeeded by
V. C. Pande
Preceded by
Governor of Meghalaya (Acting)
2002
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Srinivas Kumar Sinha
Governor of Assam (Acting)
2003
Succeeded by
Ajai Singh
Preceded by
Prakash kumar sharma
Governor of Manipur
13 June 2003 – 5 August 2004
Succeeded by
Prakash kumar sharma