Christopher Nelson

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Christopher Nelson
Born Nagercoil
Occupation Former IPS Officer

Christopher Nelson is a retired Indian Police Service Officer and comes from Nagercoil in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.[1]

A postgraduate who studied Economics, Nelson retired from policing in 2011 and was appointed as a full-time member of the Tamil Nadu Planning Commission.[1] He had held the rank of Inspector-general in the police.[2]

He has denied allegations that he was present at the controversial arrest of M. K. Karunanidhi, the then chief minister of Tamil Nadu, in 2001.[3]


He was awarded the President's Medal in 1995. In September 2012 he was appointed an Information Commissioner for Tamil Nadu by the state's government.[1]


  1. ^ a b c News, Express (2 September 2012). "New Information Commissioners for TN". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Fitness test begins for constable recruitment". The Hindu. 11 December 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Subramanian, T. S. (31 August 2001). "A questionable move". Frontline. Retrieved 27 April 2013.