Dharam Singh Uppal

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Dharam Singh Uppal
Born (1959-07-21)July 21, 1959
Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died January 15, 2013(2013-01-15)[1]
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Residence Jalandhar, Punjab
Citizenship Indian
Occupation Police officer
Known for SuperintendentPunjab Police
Website Punjab Police Official Website

Dharam Singh Uppal (born July 21, 1959) is a former Indian International athlete and presently a Superintendent of Police in Punjab. He was in the field event of men's 800 m and 1500 m race and won several medals for the country as well as state. He represented India in Asian games and SAF games. Due to a major accident, he could not carry on with his sports and joined Punjab Police. He had been posted as a DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police)[2] in Bathinda, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala districts of Punjab. He hails from Amritsar in Punjab but residing in Jalandhar district.[citation needed]

Uppal was also awarded with the President Gallantry Police Medal for his achievements.[citation needed]