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James Broadwood Lyall, formally known as Sir James Broadwood Lyall KCSI, GCIE, was the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab
, which was annexed by British East India Company in 1849 after Second Anglo Sikh War through Treaty of Lahore, from the year 1887 to 1892. He was one of the leading British colonial administrators in the Indian Civil Service during the rule of the British Empire in India
. Lyall was born in the year 1838 and was the younger brother of Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.
James Broadwood Lyall served on the Royal Commission on Opium. Later he was appointed as the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab in British India on 2 Apr 1887. He served in office until 5 Mar 1892. Sir James Broadwood Lyall was knighted with Knight Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India
(KCSI) and Knight Grand Commander of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire
(GCIE). Lyall died in the year 1916.
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