Biodata Kiran Bedi Agama Suami, Keluarga, Biografi, Kontroversi, Profil Lengkap
Profil dan Biodata Kiran Bedi
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- Her great-great-grandfather was migrated from Peshawar to Amritsar.
- She was brought up in the atmosphere of Hindu and Sikh traditions.
- During school, she joined National Cadet Corps (NCC), and in 1970, she won the NCC Cadet Officer award.
- From 1970 to 1972, she worked as a lecturer at Khalsa College for Women in Amritsar.
- Since her childhood, she has developed an interest in lawn tennis. She also participated in national junior lawn tennis championship (first time) at Delhi Gymkhana.
- She won the Junior National Lawn Tennis Championship (1966), All India Intervarsity Tennis title (1968), Northern India Lawn Tennis Championship (1970), Asian Lawn Tennis Championship (1972), All India Hard Court Tennis Championship (1974), All India Interstate Women’s Lawn Tennis Championship (1975), National Women’s Lawn Tennis Championship (1976), and the National Sports Festival for Women (1976).
- She also won the ‘Lionel Fonseka Memorial Trophy’ against Sri Lanka.
- She was inspired to join the Indian civil services by the civil servants at the Service Club courts in Amritsar. There, she also met her future husband Raj Bedi.
- On 16 July 1972, she went through civil training at the National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie.
- She underwent a police training (9 months) at Mount Abu in Rajasthan and then with Punjab Police in 1974.
- In 1975, She was appointed at Chanakyapuri subdivision.
- On 15 November 1978, she successfully coped with the clashes of Nirankari and Akali Sikhs near India Gate in Delhi and was honoured with the Police Medal for Gallantry by the Indian President in October 1980.
- In 1979, she creditably reduced the crime in the West District of Delhi by recruiting civilian volunteers in each nearby village, night patrolling by civilians and armed policemen, installing complaint boxes in each ward, and by implementing an open door policy that helped citizens to interact with her directly for any complaint.
- In October 1981, she became DCP (Traffic), and skillfully handled the traffic crises (caused by the 1982 Asian Games) with the co-operation of Delhi Electric Supply Undertaking, Municipal Corporation, and Development Authority of Delhi. She also used the policies like replacing challans with spot fines for erratic motorists and towing improperly parked vehicles.
- She collected the traffic guidance materials worth Rs. 3,500,000 with the help of sponsors and provided four-wheelers (first time) to the inspectors working in the traffic unit. During this time, she also acquired the name ‘Crane Bedi’ due to her unbiased implementation of traffic laws and towing Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s vehicle from an improper parking lot.
- After the Asian Games, when an award ‘Asian Jyoti’ was offered to her for her satisfactory services, she recommended to offer it to the entire traffic unit.
- She also worked as an advisor to the Governor of Chandigarh and the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau.
- While working as the inspector general of Tihar jail, she brought several reforms like Vipassana and Yoga in
the imprison system. For these improvements, she has received the honours like Ramon Magsaysay Award, and the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship.
- In 1987, she helped to establish Navjyoti India Foundation (NIF) to rehabilitate the drug addicts.
- United Nations has given the “Serge Soitiroff Memorial Award” to her Vision Foundation, which was established with the purpose of Police and Prison reforms in 1994.
- Along with Arvind Kejriwal and Anna Hazare, she has been one of the important members of IAC (India Against Corruption).
- She won the awards like Women of the Year (1980), Asia Region for drug prevention and control (1991), Mahila Shiromani (1995), Father Machismo Humanitarian (1995), Joseph Beuys (1997), Pride of India (1999), Mother Teresa Memorial National (2005), Suryadatta National (2007), STAR Parivaar (2009-10), Loreal Paris Femina Women (2014).
- She is counted among those police officers who have taken a very few leaves/holidays during their tenure.
- She revealed some interesting facts about her personality in a popular TV show ‘Aap Ki Adalat.’