Kiran Bedi Biography
Kiran Vedi was born on 9 June 1949 in Amritsar. His father’s name was Prakash Lal and mother’s name was Premlata. Kiran Vedi studied from school to graduation in Amritsar itself, he obtained Political Science Master’s degree from Panjab University and Law degree from Delhi University. Kiran Bedi, who received her PhD in LAW from the Social Science Department of IIT Delhi in 1993, is the first woman officer in the country to join the Indian Police Service.
Kiran Vedi’s husband Brij Bedi was a tennis player and died in 2016 due to a heart attack.
Kiran Bedi was a student during her studies, she was also very fast in tennis. Between 1965 and 1978, she won many national state awards.
In 1972, she won the Asian Women’s Lawn Tennis Championships, and in the same year she entered the Indian Police Academy, from where Kiran Ved began teaching as a lecturer until 1977, before rejoining the police service as a police officer in 1974. and served in Delhi Mizoram after joining the IPS of Administrative Services. Started from Chanakyapuri Delhi as a stint and won the President’s Police Medal in 1979, later she went to West Delhi where she significantly reduced the atrocities on women in Delhi, after that, like the traffic police, she participated in the 1982 Asian Games in Delhi. Kiran Bedi has been in controversy several times when she was on leave to take care of her ailing daughter in Delhi. Kiran had applied for leave but the leave was not officially sanctioned by the Goa government. Kiran Bedi was declared absconder by the then CM Pratap Singh Rane for being absent from duty without informing anyone in the 1980s when she ordered a lathi-charge on a Bharatiya Janata Party branch near the Red Fort. Once, he had to face severe criticism for giving a typewriter to Charles Sobhraj, a notorious criminal of Tihar Jail, because the typewriter is forbidden according to the manual.
In 2015, she was presented as the chief ministerial candidate from BJP in the Delhi Assembly elections, although the party had to face a crushing defeat in these elections. After which Kiran Vedi once again turned away from active politics, later the government made Kiran Bedi the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.