Ved Marwah

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Ved Prakash Marwah (born 15 September 1934) is a former governor of Manipur,[1] Mizoram and Jharkhand.

He was born in Peshawar, British India. Son of Faqirchand Marwah, he immigrated to India after partition. A former member of the Indian Police Service, Marwah has held assignments in different states in India during his 36-year career, including Commissioner of Police, Delhi; Director General of the National Security Guard; and Adviser to the Governors in Jammu & Kashmir and Bihar.[citation needed]

Marwah served as governor of Manipur from 1999 to 2003, governor of Mizoram from 2000 to 2001, and governor of Jharkhand from 2003 to 2004.[citation needed]

He wrote the book Uncivil Wars: Pathology of Terrorism in India. Marwah is on the governing council of the Asian Academy Of Film And Television.[citation needed]