Bhopinder Singh

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Lt. Gen. Bhopinder Singh (Hindi: लेफ्टिनेंट जनरल भोपिंदर सिंह; born 20 March 1946 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh) is an Indian Army officer who has been awarded the PVSM. He was the former military secretary to president K. R. Narayanan and to President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. He was the former military, naval and air attaché for East and Southern Africa headquartered at Addis Ababa.

He was the former Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Following the resignation of Mukut Mithi as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, Singh was appointed to replace him on March 13, 2008 and sworn in on March 15.[1]

He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy. He currently resides in Chandigarh.


  1. ^ "Bhopinder Singh sworn as Lt Governor of Puducherry", PTI (The Hindu), March 15, 2008.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Madan Mohan Lakhera, acting
Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Succeeded by
A. K. Singh