IAS topper Tina Dabi got engaged again in a private ceremony

IAS topper Tina Dabi stunned her fans on Monday when she announced she was engaged again. The engagement reportedly took place at a private ceremony in Jaipur where the Delhi official has been in post for several years. Tina’s future husband is Dr. Pradeep Gawande, a qualified physician and civil servant from Maharashtra.

Unlike her previous high-profile marriage which attracted many big names in Indian politics, Tina’s engagement to Dr Pradeep was a discreet affair. Although she hasn’t revealed much about her engagement, people close to her topper IAS say Tina’s parents and sister Ria Dabi were present during the engagement ceremony.

Ria, who also became an IAS officer from the Rajasthan cadre, had recently arrived in Jaipur. A jubilant Tina had shared the news with a caption who read, “So good to have you home (even for a bit though)! Welcome to Rajasthan Cadre 🤩.” Ria replied with a heart emoji, “Thank you.”

Tina had married Athar Aamir Khan of Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 when several government ministers Narendra Modi and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu attended her reception in Delhi. The couple, however, separated last year after a civil court in Jaipur gave its approval to their divorce petition.

Athar has since left Jaipur and is working in Srinagar, his hometown.

When it comes to Tina’s finances, Pradeep completed his MBBS before passing the IAS exam. He is believed to be 13 years older than Tina and three years older than his future wife in public service.

Tina Dabi with her sister Ria and her parents for the celebration of Diwali

Pradeep’s Instagram profile describes him as IAS 2013 | Rajasthan Frame | Medical 🩺| Marathi. Currently serving as Director, Archeology and Museums of Rajasthan. This is strictly a personal account.

Tina’s Instagram bio describes her as “IAS 2016 | Rajasthan frame | Delhiite | Currently assigned as Joint Secretary Finance (Taxation) with the Government of Rajasthan. This is a personal account.

While Tina has over 1.4 million followers on Instagram, Pradeep has nearly 9,000 followers.

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