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Former Delhi LG Markande Singh dies

delhi Updated: Apr 06, 2007 15:17 IST

Former Lt Governor of Delhi and senior IPS officer Markande Singh died In New Delhi on Friday after a brief illness, the family said.

Singh, 81, is survived by his son Harshvardhan Singh, Deputy Director General of World Trade Organisation and a daughter. He was admitted to AIIMS where he breathed his last this afternoon.

Singh, a 1956 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh, had retired as Director General of Arunachal Pradesh and later served as Lt Governor of the Delhi for a brief period of 1991-92.

He had the distinction of being the first IPS officer who was appointed as the Lt Governor of Delhi.