Gurpreet Singh Bhullar grabbed headlines in 2016 with his declaration of immovable assets, surpassing the wealth of former CM Captain Amarinder Singh and Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, currently serving as the Inspector General of Police in Punjab, is recognized as one of the wealthiest IPS officers in the nation. Previously appointed as the SSP of Jalandhar, he follows in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, both former IPS officers who served in the same city. In a recent promotion, Bhullar was elevated to the rank of IGP.
He was recently appointed as the Police Commissioner of Ludhiana and later received a promotion to the rank of Inspector General of Police (IGP).
Bhullar garnered attention in 2016 when he disclosed his substantial immovable assets, surpassing the wealth of former CM Captain Amarinder Singh and Sukhbir Singh Badal.
While Captain Singh declared a net worth of Rs 48 crore and Badal declared Rs 102 crore, Gurpreet Singh Bhullar’s net worth stood at Rs 152 crore. During that period, he held the position of SSP of Mohali.
Gurdayal Singh served as the SSP of Jalandhar from 1957 to 1960. In 2016, Gurpreet Singh Bhullar declared assets worth Rs 152 crore.
He had listed eight residential properties, including four agricultural and three commercial plots. Additionally, he owned a commercial property valued at Rs 85 lakh and a vacant plot spanning 1500 square yards in Delhi’s Sainik Farms.
He possessed uncultivable land in a Mohali village valued at Rs 45 crore, which was sourced from his grandparents. The acquisition date for the 12 properties was January 11, 2013. Prior to becoming an IPS officer in 2004, Gurpreet Singh Bhullar pursued a BA (Hons) degree.