Walter Devaram

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Walter Isaac Devaram
Born (1939-07-20) 20 July 1939 (age 80)
Alma materMadras Christian College
OccupationIndian Police Service

Walter Issac Devaram[1] is a retired Indian Police Service officer. He served as the Director General of Police for the State of Tamil Nadu.

He was a former Army Officer before he sat for the IPS wherein he stood first in the order of merit. He curbed the Naxal menace with an iron hand during his stint as DIG/Vellore Range and intelligent police of Tamil Nadu government. He led the joint forces set up by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka Government to apprehend the forest brigand, Veerappan.[2] He also served as the vice chairman of the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu.[3] He retired from service on 31.7.1997 [1]


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  2. ^ "SC grills govts on Veerappan". Tribune India. 18 October 2000.
  3. ^ "Star attraction at sports event". The Hindu. 20 February 2006.

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