Parkash Singh Badal

Profession: Indian Politician


Brother of Parkash Singh Badal

Gurdas Badal, Politician (younger)

Daughter of Parkash Singh Badal

Preneet Kaur

Father of Parkash Singh Badal

S. Raghuraj Singh

Mother of Parkash Singh Badal

Sundri Kaur

Son of Parkash Singh Badal

Sukhbir Singh Badal (Politician)

Wife of Parkash Singh Badal

Late Surinder Kaur Badal (m. 1959, died in 2011 after a long illness due to cancer)

Favourite Politician of Parkash Singh Badal

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Controversies of Parkash Singh Badal

In his career, he spent 17 years in jail.   During the Internal Emergency imposed by the Indira Gandhi Government in 1975-77, he was imprisoned for a civil liberty agitation.   In 1980, he was put in jail during the Dharam Yudh Morcha Days of Punjab.   He courted controversy when he publicly tore the Constitution of India.   In 2003, corruption charges were filed against him and his family. However, they were acquitted of charges in 2010.  

Information about Parkash Singh Badal

He is considered one of the most powerful Sikh leaders worldwide.  He has served as the Chief Minister of Punjab for 5 times and also holds the record of being the oldest Chief Minister of any Indian State.  Does Parkash Singh Badal drink alcohol:? Not Known  In 1970, at the age of 43, he became the youngest Chief Minister of any Indian State.  He attended a college in Lahore, Pakistan.  He descends to the Dhillon Jat clan.  He was born into a family of landowning farmers.  He became the President of SAD in 1996 and was replaced by his son, Sukhbir Singh Badal, in 2008.  A few years later, he left the Indian National Congress over differences with the then Chief Minister of Punjab & joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).  Does Parkash Singh Badal smoke:? Not Known  He was first elected to the Punjab Legislative assembly as a member of the Indian National Congress 


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