Dr. Manmohan Singh

Father of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Gurmukh Singh (a Clerk)

Half-Brother(s) of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Surinder Singh Kohli (Politician)
Surjeet Singh Kohli (Politician)

Half-Sister(s) of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Gobind Kaur
Pritam Kaur
Nirman Kaur
Narinder Kaur
Gyan Kaur

Mother of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Amrit Kaur

Step-mother of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Sitawanti Kaur

Wife/Spouse of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Gursharan Kaur (Homemaker)

Favourite Colour of Dr. Manmohan Singh


Favourite Food of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Missi Roti, Vadiyaan, Pulao & Chhole

Favourite Leader of Dr. Manmohan Singh

Mahatma Gandhi

Favourite Poet of Dr. Manmohan Singh


Awards, Honours, Achievements of Dr. Manmohan Singh

1952: Panjab University awarded him the University Medal for standing first in B.A. (Honors Economics)
1954: Panjab University awarded him the Uttar Chand Kapur Medal for standing first in M.A. (Economics)
1956: Adam Smith Prize by the University of Cambridge, UK
1983: Panjab University awarded him Doctor of Letters
1987: Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India
2009: Panjab University created a Dr. Manmohan Singh chair in their economics department
2002: Outstanding Parliamentarian Award by the Indian Parliamentary Group
2005: The University of Oxford awarded him an honorary Doctor of Civil Law degree
2005: Top 100 Influential People in the World by Time Magazine
2006: The University of Cambridge awarded him an honorary Doctor of Civil Law Degree

Controversies of Dr. Manmohan Singh

In 1993, a parliamentary investigation report criticised his ministry for not being able to anticipate a US$1.8 billion securities scandal. [4]   During his a decade long tenure as the Prime Minister of India, the opposition often criticized him for being a "weak" Prime Minister. The Independent also criticized him under a headline- "Manmohan Singh – India's saviour or Sonia's poodle?" [5]   His image was tarnished during his second tenure as the Prime Minister of India (from 2009 to 2014) as the UPA Government was accused of various corruption scandals. [6]   Mr. Singh also attracted controversies for his alleged inaction and indecisiveness in the 2G Spectrum Case and the Indian Coal Allocation Scam.  

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