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Lawyer , Suriname government official

Jaggernath Lachmon, Suriname government official, lawyer. Decorated grand officer Order of Oranje Nassau, companion Order of Dutch Lion, Commander Honorary Order of Yellow Star, grand ribbon Honorary Order of Palm, grand cross Ordem Nacional do Cruzeiro do Sul. Chairman Verenigde Hindoestaanse Partij, 1949-1966, then Vatan Hitkary Partij, now Vporuitstrevende Hervormingspartij Partij; secretary Djagaran.

Background

Lachmon, Jaggernath was born on September 21, 1916 in Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname. Son of Dewki and Bekhant Lachmon.

Education

Master of Laws, Law School, Paramaribo, Suriname, 1939.

Career

Private practice attorney, Paramaribo, Suriname, since 1940. Member Legislation Council, Suriname, 1949-1977, vice chairman Suriname, 1958-1964, chairman, speaker of house Suriname, 1964-1967, 69-73, 87—. Member of Parliament The National Assembly of Republic of Suriname, since 1977.

Member delegate to Round Table Conference on new legal order for Suriname, 1953-1954. Member Commission of Kingdom of The Netherlands, 1975.

Membership

Chairman Verenigde Hindoestaanse Partij, 1949-1966, then Vatan Hitkary Partij, now Vporuitstrevende Hervormingspartij Partij. Secretary Djagaran.

Connections

Married Fawziya Alima Abdul-Sovan.

father:
Dewki Lachmon

mother:
Bekhant Lachmon

spouse:
Fawziya Alima Abdul-Sovan.