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    Girl Guiding introduced in India

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    Number of Girl Guides in 2016

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    Full Member

Bharat Scouts and Guides

Contact us

Chief Commissioner (G)

16 Mahatma Gandhi Marg

Indraprastha Estate

P. O. Box 7043

NEW DELHI 110002



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    +911123370724 (Phone)

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    Girls & boys


On my honour, I promise that I will do my best: To do my duty to God‡ and my country, To help other people, and To obey the Guide Law.

Guide Promise

India Guide Law

  1. A Guide is trustworthy.
  2. A Guide is loyal.
  3. A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.
  4. A Guide is courteous.
  5. A Guide is a friend to animals and loves nature.
  6. A Guide is disciplined and helps protect public property.
  7. A Guide is courageous.
  8. A Guide is thrifty.
  9. A Guide is pure in thought, word and deed.

I promise to do my best: To do my duty to God‡ and my country, To keep the Law of the Bulbul flock and To do a good turn every day.

Bulbul Promise

Bulbul Law

The Bulbul gives in to the elders.

The Bulbul is clean and courteous.

Development of the Movement

In 1948 India was welcomed as a separate member of WAGGGS, having been a Founder Member of the World Association, together with present-day Pakistan and Bangladesh, under the name of India, in 1928.

The Girl Guides Association (India) joined together with the nationally recognized Joint Movement in 1951, shortly after India became a Republic, to form the Bharat Scouts and Guides (Bharat being the ancient name for India). Guides and Scouts take part in jamborees, camp fires and other special events together.

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