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Sardar Harnarain Singh was an Indian army personnel[1] who held the rank of a major general in the Indian Armed Forces.[2] He was the head of the Rajput Regiment in early 1950s[3] and served as the Military Secretary to Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India, who accompanied the President in his official visits.[4] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1963, for his contributions to Indian Armed Forces.[5]

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  1. ^ "General K.M. Cariappa, Commander-in-Chief, Indian Army being welcomed by General Walshe (of British war office) and Brig. Harnarain Singh". Government of India. 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "MAJOR GENERAL PADMA BHUSHAN SARDAR HARNARAIN SINGH". Minerva Academy. 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ Mustasad Ahmad (1997). Living Up to Heritage: History of the Rajput Regiment, 1947–1970, Volume 2. Lancer Publishers. p. 412. ISBN 9781897829035. 
  4. ^ "'State Visit' of Dr Rajendra Prasad" (PDF). Government of India. 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2016.