Real life “Singham” resigns Karnataka Police to pursue politics

Deputy Commissioner of Police for Bengaluru South K Annamalai popularly known as “Singham” of Karnataka resigned as from the Indian Police Service, to pursue “public service.”

Mr. Annamalai met Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy in the presence of state Home Minister M B Patil and informed him about his resignation.

CM H D Kumaraswamy wished him the best, and also Annamalai thanked Kumaraswamy for providing good opportunity to perform his duties.

The chief minister asked Annamalai to reconsider his decision, however he said, “I told him I have made my decision, CM then conveyed his best wishes for my future endeavour.”

He lauded political leaders, including Mr Kumaraswamy and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, for giving him the freedom to do his duty.

He is known to be “upright”, “honest” and “brave” and he was so popular that people from Udupi and Chikmagalur districts protested his transfer.

Annamalai is most likely to join a politics, however he said that he had not decided which party though.

For now he is would be taking a break of 3-4 months.