Parkash Singh Badal wiki…Parkash Singh Badal was born on 8 December 1927 in Abul Khurana near Malout. He belongs to the Dhillon Jat clan. He is an Indian political who has been the Chef Minister of Punjab state since 2007.He graduated from the Forman Christian College in Lahore. In 1959 , he married with Surinder Kaur. The couple had two children , Sukhbir Singh Badal and Parneet Kaur, who is married to Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon.Surinder Kaur Died in 2011 after a long illness due to cancer.Surin Parkash Singh Badal previously served as Cheif Minister from 1970to 1971, from 1977 to 1980,and from 1997 to 2002.
He is also the patron of Shiromani Akali Dal , a Sikh Centred regional political party. He was the president of the party from 1995 to 2008 when he was replaced by his son Sukhbir Singh Badal. As the patron of SAD, he exercises a strong influence on the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee and is generally regarded as the second most powerful Sikh leader worldwide, after India’s former prime minister, Manmohan Singh.He got the second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan in 2015 by The Government of India.He started his political career in 1947.
He was Sarpanch of village Badal and later Chairman of Block Samiti, Lambi before rising into Punjab Political. Parkash Singh Badal was elected to Punjab Vidhan Sabha in 1957 for the First Time. he was re-elected in 1969, serving as Minister for Community Development , Panchayati Raj, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries. He was Leader of the Opposition in 1972, 1980 and 2002. He has been elected to Vidhan Sabha for a total of 10 times, in 1957 and in each election , in which he led a boycott of state elections by the Akali’s . In 1997 elections he won from Lambi Assembly Constituency and has been a consecutive winner in four terms. He was a union minister in Prime Minister Morarji Desai’s Government in 1977, serving as Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation.
Name – Parkash Singh Badal
Born – 8 December 1927
Birth Place- Abul Khurana , Punjab , British India
Nationality – Indian
Political Party – Shiromani Akali Dal
Spouse – Surinder Kaur 1938-2011
Children – Sukhbir Singh Badal , Preneet Kaur
Residence – Chandigarh , India
Profession – Politician
Parkash Singh Badal along with his wife Surinder Kaur , son Sukhbir Singh and seven other were booked under various provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act in 2003. After a seven-year long case, all accused were acquitted by the local court in Mohali in 2010 due to a lack of incriminating evidence. In 2007 ,11 key witnesses retracted their statement before the Special Court set up in Ropar district