Bhim Singh Dahiya from Sonipat, Haryana

Bhim Singh Dahiya was a historian and civil servant belonging to the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). He was born at village Sehri, District Sonipat in Haryana, India around March 19, 1940 (though official records put his birth date as 29th of September, 1940).
Bhim Singh Dahiya did his B.Sc. studies from Punjab University and an M.A. from Delhi University. He was selected for Indian Revenue Service in 1963, having taken the IAS (Indian Administrative Service) examination with English and history as his chosen areas. He had great admiration for the works of William Shakespeare, loved to read historical studies with a particular interest in Indo-European cultures and languages, and excelled at playing cards. He retired from Govt. service as Chief Commissioner of Income tax in 1998.


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