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Biography

Sukhbir Singh Badal is the youngest president of Shiromani Akali Dal in the 92-year-old history of the regional party . He is the son of the Punjab chief minister and Akali stalwart Parkash Singh Badal. He currently serves as Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab.

The US-educated Sukhbir Singh Badal was elected as Member of Parliament from Faridkot for 11th and 12th Lok Sabha in 1996 and 1998 respectively. He was union minister of state for industry in the Vajpayee government from 1998 to 1999. He was a member of Rajya Sabha from 2001 to 2004. Known as the prime driver of the development agenda in Punjab, Sukhbir is a die-hard reformist and visionary leader with a clear head.

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What India Needs: Perspectives from Young Leaders

11.16.12 | 00:56:35 min | 0 comments