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DAUGHTER LODGES

When the Grand Lodge of India was inaugurated in 1961 there were 145 Lodges with a total membership of 7466 masons. Today there are 302 Lodges in India (as of 1996) with a total membership of over 25,000 masons. They have grown amongst the four regions as follows:

Roll

1961

1981

1985

1991

R.G.L. of Eastern India

29

40

42

43

R.G.L. of Northern India

49

73

76

81

R.G.L. of Southern India

31

71

81

90

R.G.L. of Western India

36

58

61

63

Total

145

242

260

277

The membership has increased as follows:

Roll

1961

1981

1985

1991

R.G.L. of Eastern India

1465

1638

1693

N/A

R.G.L. of Northern India

2455

3675

3735

N/A

R.G.L. of Southern India

1627

4317

5033

N/A

R.G.L. of Western India

1919

3193

3465

N/A

Total

7466

12905

13926

N/A

NOTE: N/A - Data Not Available. As of estimates in 1996 there are about 25,000 Masons in India.

 


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