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Indian National Army veteran Ishwar Lall Singh dies at 92 in Singapore

Singh, who joined the Indian National Army (INA) in 1943 and had interacted with Subash Chandra Bose, who died of old age.

August 06, 2022 / 03:55 PM IST
Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane,  Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari (Air Force), and Admiral R Hari Kumar of the Indian Navy) pay tributes to martyrs at the National War Memorial in Delhi to mark Army Day on January 15. (Image: ANI)

Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari (Air Force), and Admiral R Hari Kumar of the Indian Navy) pay tributes to martyrs at the National War Memorial in Delhi to mark Army Day on January 15. (Image: ANI)

Ishwar Lall Singh, a 92-year-old Singaporean veteran of the Indian National Army who served under the leadership of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, died here on Friday, according to his family members.

Singh, who joined the Indian National Army (INA) in 1943 and had interacted with Subash Chandra Bose, who died of old age.

We are saddened to inform you regarding the demise of our uncle Ishwar Lall Singh.

He passed away peacefully on August 5, 2022,Melvinder Singh, one of the nephews of the veteran army officer, told PTI.

The Indian High Commission in Singapore also confirmed the demise of Singh. We deeply mourn the loss of INA veteran Ishwar Lall Singh. May his soul rest in peace, said a tweet on the official twitter of the High Commission of India in Singapore.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had met Iswar Lall Singh during his last visit to Singapore in November 2019.

The INA was a collection of different major ethnic groups, Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs in Singapore and Malaysia.
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first published: Aug 6, 2022 03:55 pm
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