Who's SV Date, the 26-11 hero appointed as NIA chief?


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Sadanand Vasant Date, a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who played a pivotal role during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, took over as Director-General of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Monday. He succeeded Dinkar Gupta, who retired on March 31. Before this appointment, Date served as the chief of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Maharashtra.