To ask other readers questions about It's Always Possible, please sign up. Its a collection of incidents from Kiran Bedi's life and her views about what. Half the book is devoted to a detailed account of the situation Bedi found when It's Always Possible: One Woman's Transformation of Tihar Prison Kiran Bedi. Kiran Bedi Ph.D. is a trailblazer, admired and loved by many in India. She broke new ground by joining the élite Indian Police Service in , being the first.

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Virender Khatkar. Anand Babu. Amit Paul. Nikhil Jeswani. Student Expression Ppt. Anonymous sewU7e6. Singh was fully supported by Bedi and her superior Ashok Tandon. She also bought traffic police jeeps for her officers; for the first time, four wheelers were allocated to inspectors in the traffic unit.

After the Asian Games were over, she was given Asian Jyoti award for excellence. She refused to accept the award for herself alone, and recommended that it be given to entire traffic unit.

Her victims included the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation and her own sister-in-law.


According to contemporary rumours, Indira Gandhi's aides R. Dhawan and Yashpal Kapoor, as well as her yoga instructor Dhirendra Brahmachari whom Bedi had personally fined for a wrongly parked car , played a role in her transfer.

Bedi requested the Home Ministry to not to transfer her out of Delhi until her daughter's condition became stable. Goa[ edit ] Bedi arrived in Goa in March , on a three-year assignment.

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A few months after her arrival, the Zuari Bridge was completed but not opened to public; the state government wanted Indira Gandhi to come from Delhi and inaugurate it formally. However, they were not able to secure confirmation from Indira Gandhi for several days. The public had to use ferries to transfer their vehicles across the Zuari River. One day, during a patrol, Bedi noticed that there was a huge mass at the ferry boarding point. She drove to the bridge, removed the blockades and diverted the traffic waiting at ferry to the bridge.

This unofficial inauguration angered many politicians. Bedi applied for leave, so that she could go to Delhi and take care of her daughter. Until this point, she had not taken privilege leave in her decade-long career, and her leaves had always lapsed. Bedi left for Delhi anyway, since she had enough leaves in her account.

After her daughter was discharged from hospital, Bedi decided to stay in Delhi until her recovery.

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Bedi sent a personal letter to the IGP, as well as a detailed explanation to the Goa government, with medical reports and certificates. This made Goa government even more hostile to Bedi.

When her daughter's condition became stable, she met the Union Home Secretary T. Chaturvedi , who reinstated her. Six months later, after appealing to a senior official in Prime Minister's Office, she was reassigned to the Department of Industrial Development, as a deputy director. Bedi left DGIC in October , and shortly after her departure, the organization was wound up as part of an economy drive. There, Bedi cleared several pending files and sanctioned 1, promotions in a single day to motivate the staff.

At that time, Delhi had only one centre for treatment of drug addicts — Ashiana, which was run by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation. With help from her superiors, Bedi set up a detox center in one of the police premises. The center relied on community donations of furniture, blankets, medicines and other supplies. It also received voluntary services from doctors and yoga teachers.

Within a year, five more detox centers were set up.

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Each center was intended to serve up to 30 patients, but at one time, each center catered to around patients. The initiative was widely noticed, and Bedi travelled all over India, giving presentations and lectures on the programme. Before she was transferred to a new post, she and 15 other police officers institutionalized the detox centers as Navjyoti Police Foundation for Correction, De-addiction and Rehabilitation.

Bedi served as the General Secretary of the Foundation.

Agarwal for violating curfew orders. Stephen's College. A few weeks later, he was arrested again for trespassing into a women's toilet and writing obscene graffiti inside. When he was produced in the court, he was recognized as Rajesh Agnihotri, a lawyer practicing at the Tis Hazari Courts Complex. The man had given a different name when he was arrested, and his lawyer colleagues claimed that he had been falsely framed.

Bedi vociferously defended her officer's action. This led to a scuffle between the cops and the lawyers. The lawyers escalated their strike, and several politicians supported the lawyers in demanding suspension of Bedi.

On 17 February, a mob of an estimated — people led by the Congress corporator Rajesh Yadav arrived at Tis Hazari court. The mob was armed with brickbats, hockey sticks and small rods. It stoned the lawyers' chambers and smashed the windscreens of their cars. The police force deployed in the area did not try to stop the mob violence, although some individual policemen tried to control the mob.

Bedi denied any connivance in the incident. The Congress distanced itself from Yadav and ousted him. The strike was called off after the Delhi High Court constituted a two-judge committee to investigate the matter. KK Venugopal, the lawyers' counsel, produced evidence that on 17 February, all police stations in the zone knew that a strong mob was heading towards Tis Hazari Courts Complex, where the lawyers were on a hunger strike.

Despite this, no police force was deputed to protect them. In its interim report, the Commission expressed concern over police lapses. The judges said that they wanted to investigate the matter further, and recommended transfer of five police officers including Bedi out of North Delhi, during the investigation period.

Two days later, the four other officers mentioned in the report were also transferred. It also concluded that an "indiscriminate and unjustified" lathi-charge on the lawyers was ordered by Bedi, and that she had connived with the municipal councillor to organize the mob attack on the lawyers.

She wanted a challenging posting in either Andamans , Arunachal Pradesh or Mizoram. She hoped that this would lead to her reassignment to Delhi Police after a few years after "hard" postings, government servants are unofficially entitled to a post they desire. When she didn't get any firm response, she wrote to the home secretary Naresh Kumar. They pointed out that officers who were given Mizoram posting refused to go there, while Bedi was volunteering to go there.

Bedi reported to the Mizoram Government in Aizawl on 27 April Her designation was Deputy Inspector General Range. Her parents and her daughter also moved to Mizoram.

Kiran Bedi. The author recounts how, before she became the warden of Tihar in , it was a hellish place where 8, inmates in a prison designed for 2, lived with corruption, gang wars, illness, filth, and hopelessness. Half the book is devoted to a detailed account of the situation Bedi found when first appointed. The other half is devoted to describing the process of "human interaction" that she emphasized on the transformation. The model used was the "New Delhi correctional model", the basic characteristics of which are: By the time Bedi left there were councils in each ward, self-governance by prisoners, daily activities like yoga, literacy programs, playrooms for children, a university course, and most important of all, vispassana meditation.

Medical Disservice. LifeTerm J a ilors 3 7.This box can reveal the name of the prisoner who is selling the drugs secretly. There is an undercurrent message of kiran bedi. She was not on good terms with her immediate supervisor in the government, the Minister for Prisons Harsharan Singh Balli. The prisoners need not write their names to make the petition. The mob was armed with brickbats, hockey sticks and small rods. They pointed out that officers who were given Mizoram posting refused to go there, while Bedi was volunteering to go there.

She stated that the distribution of condoms would encourage homosexual activity illegal as per Section among criminals. She alleged that her supervisors in the government had no "interest, vision or leadership". Within a year, five more detox centers were set up.

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