Gujarat IPS officer P C Baranda resigned from his post to contest assembly polls.P C Baranda an IPS officer contest the assembly polls from Bhiloda in Arvalli district after his resignation from service was accepted by the state government.The government has accepted his resignation.The 2007-batch promotee IPS officer, who was serving as Superintendent of Police of Chhota Udepur district.Baranda, a tribal, belongs to Vankatimba village of Bhiloda taluka of Arvalli district. He joined the police force in 1996 as a deputy superintendent of police and subsequently promoted to the IPS cadre in 2007.