Dr. Dalbir Bharti, M.A., LL.B., Ph.D.
Dr. Dalbir Bharti was born on 14 April 1960 in village Banmandori, district Fatehabad, Haryana State (India). He got his primary education at Government Primary School of his village, Banmandori from where he passed 5th class in 1972 standing first in the board examination. He attended Government High School, Bhattu Kalan, (a small town about 7 km from his village) and passed his Matriculation in 1977. As he was married on 25 June 1975, while he was in high school, he needed a job as early as possible to shoulder the family responsibility. Keeping this requirement in view, he took admission in the Industrial Training Institute, Nathusari-Chopta (Sirsa District of Haryana State) for a vocational diploma. He got his diploma in 1979 standing first in the Institute.
He appeared in the banking competitive examination and was selected for State Bank of India in March 1980 in the clerical cadre. While working in the bank, he did his B.A from Punjab University, Chandigarh and M.A. (Political Science) from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra as a private candidate.
He was selected for the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1987 on the basis of the Civil Services Examination-1986 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi. While being in the IPS, he did his LL.B. from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, securing first position in the University. Subsequently, he did his Ph.D from University of Mumbai on “The Constitution of India and Criminal Justice Administration” in 2001.
Service and Experience:
After serving State Bank of India for about eight years, he joined the IPS in December 1987 and was allotted to Maharashtra cadre. He did his foundational course at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie and police training at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad. He got the Maharashtra State trophy for securing highest marks in the regional language at the National Police Academy.
After completion of his training, he served under Maharashtra State in various capacities. He was Assistant Superintendent of Police in Solapur and Thane districts (1989-91); Deputy Commissioner of Police, Aurangabad (1992-1994); Deputy Director, Maharashtra Police Academy, Nasik (1994-95); Superintendent of Police, Sindhudurg district (1995-97); Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mumbai (1997-2000); on study leave (2000-01); Superintendent of Police, Jalna district (2001-2002); Commandant, State Reserve Police Force, Nagpur (2003); and Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime), Nagpur (2003-2006). He was on deputation to the Government of India and was Deputy Inspector-General of Police in Central Reserve Police Force (2006-08) having battalions in Assam, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir and Chhatisgarh. After his return from central deputation, he worked as Inspector-General of Police, Amravati Range (comprising Amravati Rural, Akola, Buldana, Yavatmal and Wasim Districts of Maharashtra (2008-11). After completion of his tenure of about 3 years as IGP Amravati Range, he was transferred to Pune, where he worked for a short period as Director, Maharashtra Intelligence Academy.
While working as Deputy Commissioner of Police, district Superintendent of Police, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime), and Range Inspector General of Police, he handled many communal and law and order problems and a large number of complicated and sensational criminal cases of murders, dacoities, rapes, kidnapping, dowry deaths, bank frauds, cheating etc. As Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mumbai and Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime), Nagpur, he represented the Maharashtra State in the High Court and the Supreme Court of India in many serious and sensational cases. He organized many workshops and training courses on various Police and Law subjects such as Bank Frauds and Cheating; Crime against women, Juvenile Justice System; Mental Health, Narcotics Drugs, Forensic Science, Police Investigation; Security of Vital installations; Protection of VIPs. Working as Deputy Inspector-General of Police in the CRPF, he had opportunities to tour and serve in various parts of India including the insurgency affected areas of Assam, terrorism affected areas of Jammu & Kashmir, and naxal affected areas of Chhatisgarh.
After serving the Indian Police Service for 24 years, he took voluntary retirement from the Government Service in November 2011. Presently, he is Advocate & Consultant, and actively involved in socio-political activities in Delhi/Haryana.
Writings and Lectures:
He has written four books—(1) The Constitution and Criminal Justice Administration; (2) Police and People: Role and Responsibilities; (3) Pulice evam Log: dono ke adhikar va jimmedariyan; and (4) Women and the Law. His book Pulice evam Log has been awarded Pt. Govind Vallabh Pant Puraskar by the Government of India for 2010-11.
Dr. Bharti has delivered lectures at Universities, Academies, Colleges and other educational institutes on the Constitution, Law, Human Rights, Criminal Justice System, Career Planning, etc. While he was posted in Mumbai, he was regularly invited as guest speaker by the University of Mumbai to deliver lectures to the post-graduate students on Human Rights, Criminal Justice System and Law.
Charity and Social Work:
He is the founder president of Bharti Education and Development Society, a charitable organization, registered with the Registrar of Societies, Delhi in 1993 under the Societies Registration Act, 1861. The Society runs Libraries and Reading Rooms at Hisar and in Village Banmandori; provides financial aid to poor students by way of scholarships and interest free education loans; organizes free coaching and various other educational activities such as general knowledge tests, essay competitions, debates and quiz contests for the students/candidates planning and preparing for various competitive and entrance examinations. He keeps himself updated with the latest judgments of the Supreme Court of India and offers free legal advice to the needy and deserving persons, who are not in conflict with the State.
Dr Bharti is of the opinion that the people of India, especially the poor and under-privileged, will not be able to enjoy the fruits of the independence in real sense unless their Constitutional and other rights are properly protected; they get adequate opportunities of education, employment and economic development; and there is social harmony. Keeping this in view, he wants to utilize his time, knowledge and experience in legal and socio-political fields .