Senior IPS officer in Telangana takes voluntary retirement, says will work for social justice

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Hyderabad, Jul 19 (PTI): Senior IPS officer and Secretary of Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS) R S Praveen Kumar on Monday opted for voluntary retirement.

'After 26 years of serving the motherland as an IPS officer, I have applied today for voluntary retirement to pursue my passion for social justice and equality with more vigour at my own pace.I thank you all for standing by me throughout my career,' Praveen Kumar tweeted.

He further said he has mailed his request to voluntarily retire from service to the chief secretary today.

' was not easy to arrive at this life-changing decision, given my humble beginnings and the arduous journey to become an IPS officer.However, the pure pleasure of following my passion hereafter has helped me overcome this uncertainty,' he added.

'With a heavy heart (and joy at the same time) I am sharing with you my decision to voluntarily retire from government service...,' he said. PTI VVK BN BALA BN BALA

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