Dharam Singh Uppal
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|Dharam Singh Uppal|
July 21, 1959|
Amritsar, Punjab, India
|Died||January 15, 2013
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
|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) in Bathinda, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala districts of Punjab. He hails from Amritsar in Punjab but residing in Jalandhar district.
Uppal was also awarded with the President Gallantry Police Medal for his achievements.
- Bariana, Parminder Singh (7 August 2009). "ID incomplete: Punjab man's quest for his identity". Two Circles. IANS. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
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