Shivdeep Lande

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Shivdeep Waman Lande
Born Shivdeep Waman Lande
(1976-08-29) 29 August 1976 (age 40)[1]
Akola, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Education BE (Electrical) from Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Shegaon
Occupation Civil Servant
Home town Paras, Taluka Balapur, District Akola, Maharashtra, India

Shivdeep Waman Lande is an IPS Officer of 2006 Batch who currently transferred to Maharashtra on Central deputation.[4][5] Earlier, he served as the Superintendent of Police in Araria, Purnia and Munger districts of Bihar. He also served as the SP of Patna (Central Region), where he was quite popular. He arrested many criminals, ranging from fake cosmetic sellers to medicine mafia. Lande became a hero among young girls of the cities, as he took strict action against eve-teasers[6]

As per reports, he donates 60% of his salary to a social organization which arranges marriage for poor girls and hostels for poor students.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Shivdeep Waman Lande is an electrical engineer by qualification and hails from Akola in Maharashtra.[8]

Transfer from Patna[edit]

When he was transferred to Araria from Patna, many people in the city took out candle-light march and protested against this government decision. He reportedly received more than 2000 text-messages on his phone on the day of his transfer.[5] In Araria too, Lande continued to remain in news due to his frequent operations against criminals.[9][10]


  1. ^ "Jogbani: Shivdeep Waman Lande - Profile and Photos". Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  2. ^ Sengupta, Joy (2011-03-07). "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Bihar | Perched on bikes, young officers sport shades of style inspired by Chulbul Pandey & Shivdeep Lande". Calcutta, India: Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Lande transfer a non-issue, says Nitish - Times Of India". 2011-11-25. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  4. ^ "SP Lande Transferred; Protest in Patna". PatnaDaily.Com. 2011-11-23. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  5. ^ a b Why is Patna crying for this cop?"[1]"
  6. ^ "The Good Cop of Patna". Indian Express. 2011-12-11. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  7. ^ "Why is Patna crying for this cop?". 2011-12-04. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  8. ^ "Patna SP Shivdeep Lande transferred to Araria". 23 November 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Shivdeep Lande shines again, arrests 3 quacks for illegal surgery". 10 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Shivdeep Lande cracks NREGA scam in Araria". 24 February 2012.