Iqbal Singh Lalpura is a resident of Ropar (Rupnagar) in Punjab. Lalpura started the journey from NGO rank till becoming IPS.
Former IPS officer Iqbal Singh Lalpura has been re-appointed as the chairman of the National Commission for Minorities by the Central Government. The Government of India has published its notification in the Gazette. Now Lalpura will remain in this post for three years. Earlier, the Center had given him the responsibility of this post in 2021.
In the notification issued by the Government of India in the Gazette, five communities of the country have been shown as minorities, which include Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Muslims and Parsis. Preference is given to the people of these communities for the post of Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities. Like in 2021, this time also Iqbal Singh Lalpura of Punjab has been appointed as the President by the Government of India from the Sikh community, which accounts for 2 percent of the country’s population.
Iqbal Singh Lalpura is a resident of Ropar (Rupnagar) in Punjab. He played an important role in the capture of separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala in 1981. Lalpura was posted as Inspector at that time. Jarnail Singh Chahal and the then SDM BS Bhullar were two other officers in the panel set up to arrest Bhindranwala.
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Iqbal Singh Lalpura has also been the investigating officer in the 1978 confrontation with the Nirankaris. Lalpura also played a big role in bringing gun-wielding youth into the mainstream during the era of terrorism. Lalpura started the journey from NGO rank till becoming IPS.