Ved Marwah
Ved Prakash Marwah is a former governor of Manipur
Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. Manipur is bounded by the Indian states of Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south and Assam to the west; it also borders Burma to the east. It covers an area of...

, Mizoram
Mizoram is one of the Seven Sister States in North Eastern India, sharing borders with the states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur and with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Burma. Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on 20 February 1987. Its capital is Aizawl. Mizoram is located in the...

 and Jharkhand
Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000. Jharkhand shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east...


He was born in Peshawar
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, which is now situated in Pakistan. A former member of the Indian Police Service
Indian Police Service
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, Marwah has held assignments in different states in India during his 36-year career, including Commissioner of Police, Delhi
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; Director General of the National Security Guard; and Adviser to the Governors in Jammu & Kashmir and Bihar
Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the 12th largest state in terms of geographical size at and 3rd largest by population. Almost 58% of Biharis are below the age of 25, which is the highest proportion in India....


Marwah served as governor of Manipur from 1999 to 2003, governor of Mizoram from 2000 to 2001, and governor of Jharkhand from 2003 to 2004.

He wrote the book Uncivil Wars: Pathology of Terrorism in India. Marwah is on the governing council of the Asian Academy Of Film And Television.
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