Prem Singh Chandumajra

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Prem Singh Chandumajra

Prem Singh Chandumajra (प्रेम सिंह चन्दूमाजरा) (born 1 January 1950) is Member of Parliament from Anandpur Sahib in 16th Loksabha (2014). He is General Secretary and spokesman of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) “ and former two time Member of Parliament from Patiala. He is also an alumnus of Punjabi University, Patiala. He was a Member of Parliament in 11th and 12th Lok Sabha.

Education

Chandumajra is a post graduate in Economics and Political Science. He began his career with a job as economics lecturer in Government College, Derabassi. After a two-year stint, he joined the Punjab School Education Board as subject-expert in economics.

Political career

Chandumajra started his political career with student activism. During student politics he came into contact with Akali leader Harchand S. Longowal, the president, SAD. Who subsequently appointed him the first president of Youth Akali Dal. Chandumajra became member of Punjab Vidhan Sabha in 1985, representing Dakala, Patiala. During this term, he became the cabinet minister for cooperation in Surjit Singh Barnala government. He was elected to the eleventh Lok Sabha in 1996 by defeating Sant Ram Singla and elected to the twelfth Lok Sabha in 1998 by defeating Capt. Amarinder Singh. Chandumajra contested from Patiala Lok Sabha seat in 2004 on the ticket of Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal, a rebel faction headed by Gurcharan Singh Tohra. Later he became president of Shiromani Akali Dal (Longowal), which was later merged into Shiromani Akali Dal led by Parkash Singh Badal in year 2007. He has been elected in the Lok Sabha elections 2014 from Anandpur Sahib on SAD ticket.

Contact details

His contact details and brief bio data is available on the following web-page of Lok Sabha website -

http://164.100.47.194/Loksabha/Members/MemberBioprofile.aspx?mpsno=3667&lastls=16

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