Shyamal Datta Former Governor, Nagaland

Shyamal Datta is a former Governor of the Indian state of Nagaland. He joined the Indian Police Service in July 1965. He served as Superintendent of Police in several districts of West Bengal and as Deputy Commissioner of Police in Calcutta city. In October 1994, he was appointed as Director of the elite Special Protection Group (SPG). In April 1997, Shri Datta reverted to the Intelligence Bureau as Additional Director and was promoted as Special Director in December 1997. He took over as Director, Intelligence Bureau, on April 17, 1998.