Profession: Politician, Doctor
Brother of Raman Singh
Father of Raman Singh
Vighnaharan Singh Thakur (Lawyer, Farmer)
Mother of Raman Singh
Sister of Raman Singh
Wife/Spouse of Raman Singh
Awards, Honours, Achievements of Raman Singh
Raman Singh was awarded the Outstanding Person award by the Indo American Community of North America and the Chhattisgarhi NRI Association in 2004-2005.
In 2005, he was ranked No.1 Chief Minister of India by India Today.
Under his vigilance and his support for the development of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Chattisgarh was bestowed with UN's highest award for Chattisgarh's contribution for human development.
On 3 February 2008, Raman was honoured with the Bharat Asmita Shreshtha Jan Pratinidhi award by the then Chief Justice of India, K. G. Balakrishnan.
Information about Raman Singh
After his graduation, he prefered to stay and practice in the rural areas. He used to charge nominal fees and even treated poor free of cost. The local people fondly called him, 'doctor of the poor.'
In 1976-1977, he joined Bharatiya Jan Sangh as a youth member and served as the President of the youth wing in Kawardha.
From 1999 to 2003, Raman served as the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry under the Prime Ministership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
He was also a member of the Public Accounts Committee during his term of an MLA of MP from 1993-98.
Raman is a doctor of Ayurvedic medicine. Since he noticed the lack of good and experienced doctors in his hometown, he decided to pursue his career in medical stream.
Doctor Raman is a religious person and takes interest in studying religious texts.