Mumbai: In what could be a jolt to the government, an IPS officer, Abdur Rahman, on Wednesday quit from his service, ostensibly in protest against the Citizens (Amendment) Bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha in the post two days.
“Yes… I have quit citing personal reasons in my resignation letter. I have also released a statement explaining in detail the reasons behind my decision,” Rahman, an in IGP rank officer with Maharashtra Police, told IANS soon after quitting.
Abdur Rahman is an IIT graduate and an (IPS) officer with over 21 years of senior leadership experience. He has been recognized as an innovative leader, inspirational and outcome focused, who delivers value by connecting the dots, he has demonstrated extensive line leadership at the cusp of security, HR and financial management.
He is the author of the “Denial and Deprivation: Indian Muslims after the Sachar Committee and Rangnath Mishra Commission Reports” published by the internationally acclaimed Routledge Publications. The book has received very good response both internationally and nationally. A number of critical reviews written by eminent intellectuals, media persons and police officers have appeared in the media regarding his new book.