Lakshman Singh (Scouting)

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Lakshman Singh
National Commissioner
In office
April 1983 - November 1992
Preceded by Lakhshmi Mazumdar
Succeeded by V.P. Deenadayalu Naidu
Constituency Bharat Scouts and Guides
Personal details
Born (1910-08-26)26 August 1910
Babak, Punjab
Died 4 February 1996(1996-02-04) (aged 85)
Turlock, California
Spouse(s) Charan Kaur
Children 1 son and 3 daughters
Residence Powai

Lakshman Singh लक्ष्मण सिंह (26 August 1910 – 4 February 1996)[citation needed] served as the National Commissioner of the Bharat Scouts and Guides from April 1983 to November 1992. He was a recipient of the Indian civilian honour Padma Bhushan.[1]

In 1988, he was awarded the 194th Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting.[2]

Preceded by
Mrs. Lakhshmi Mazumdar
National Commissioners of the Bharat Scouts and Guides
Succeeded by
V.P. Deenadayalu Naidu


  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ complete list

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