Beant Singh

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Birthday
19, 1922
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 31, 1995 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1922
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 31, 1995 (73)

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Affiliated with the Indian National Congress Party, this twentieth-century politician held office as Chief Minister of Punjab from 1992 until his assassination in 1995. Previously, he had served as a Vidhan Sabha (political assembly) member in India's Punjab state.

Before Fame

After graduating from Government College Lahore, he briefly served in the Indian military before beginning his political career.

Trivia

He was a member of the Sikh faith.

Family Life

His marriage to Jaswant Kaur Singh resulted in one son (Tej) and one daughter (Gurkanwal), both of whom became politicians.

Associated With

He and Parkash Singh Badal both held office as Chief Minister of Punjab.

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