Kanpur Police Commissioner Asim Arun has said that he has taken VRS to contest in the upcoming Assembly polls and contest on a BJP ticket from Kannauj Sadar in UP.
Arun had met UP CM Yogi Adityanath on Saturday and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the 2022 Assembly Polls.
Asim Arun, who was made the first police commissioner of the city, is originally a resident of Kannauj district of Kanpur division.
Asim Arun is a 1994 batch IPS officer. He was born on 3 October 1970 in Badaun. His father Shri Ram Arun was also counted in the flamboyant IPS of the state.
He also held the post of DGP of the state. Asim's mother Shashi Arun is a well-known writer.