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Arthur John Dring

(1902-1991), Colonial administrator

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Cathy Day

21 June 2016, 04:53

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur John Dring KBE CIE JP (1902 - 1991) was the second Prime Minister of the independent State of Bahawalpur (now in modern Pakistan), a senior member of the Indian Political Service in the last decades of the British Raj, and Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor-General of India. Dring Stadium in Bahawalpur, the site of the first India-Pakistan cricket test, is named after him. He was called John throughout his life.

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