Punjab Legislative Assembly

PARKASH SINGH BADAL

(Shiromani Akali Dal)
Constituency: LAMBI
Correspondent Address: House No:45, Sec-2, Chandigarh
Permanent Address: VPO Badal, Distt. Mukatsar Sahib.
Mobile Number: 01637-244570, 244322, 0172-2740457, 2741758
Email: badal[at]punjab[dot]gov[dot]in

Personal Information

Father's Name
: Late S.Raghuraj Singh
Mother's Name
: Late Smt. Jaswant Kaur
Date of Birth
: 1927-12-08
Place of Birth
: V. Abul Khurana, Distt. Muktsar
Spouse Name
: Late Smt. Surinder Kaur
Children
: One Son and One Daughter
Profession
: Politics and Agriculture
Fields of Interest
: Social Service
Travels/Countries Visited
: America, Japan, Canada, UK and West Germany.
Languages Known
: Punjabi,hindi

Entered politics in 1947 and elected to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha in 1957, 1969,1972,1977,1980, 1985, 1997, 2002, 2007 and again in 2012 (Tenth term). Remained Chief Minister of Punjab from 27.3.1970 to 14.06.1971, 20.6.1977 to 17.02.1980, February 1997 to March, 2002, and now from February 2007 till date. Elected Member of Parliament on March 1977 and became Union Minister of Agriculture & Irrigation in the the Government headed by Late Sh. Morarji Desai; remained Leader of Opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha on three different terms in 1972, 1980 and again in 2002; Founder Guru Nanak College for women, Muktsar and Guru Gobind Singh College for Men, Gidderbaha; Sarpanch, Village Badal; Chairman, Block Samiti, Lambi; Member, Working Committee of S.G.P.C,; remained President of SAD for four terms and now Patron of Shiromani Akali Dal; remained Chairman, Parliamentary Board, SAD; detained in Karnal Jail from 1st June, 1973 to 12th June, 1973 in connection with Civil Liberties Agitation ; detained under MISA from 9th July 1975 to 19th Jaunuary, 1977 during emergency; went to jail several times for the cause of Punjab, Punjabis and Punjabiyat including Dharm Yudh Morcha and spent about 17 Years in jail for the bright future of Punjab. Bestowed the Padam Vibhushan 2014 by the President of India. During long political career, gave high priority to the economic growth of the State, especially in Agriculture and Industrial fields; made significant contribution in the development process of the country besides the development of the Punjab State; always kept the interests of the common people foremost in mind; took special interest in providing basic amenities to the common people in the countryside with special emphasis on providing safe potable water to the masses; a tireless campaigner for Democracy, Civil Liberties and Rule of Law; remained in the vanguard of Punjab's march for establishing and maintaining an era of amity, brotherhood, communal harmony, prosperity and lasting peace in the state.