Amarinder Singh

Amritsar Punjab Amarinder Singh

 

Constituency                                                 

Amritsar (Punjab)

Party Name                                                    

Indian National Congress

Father's Name                                             

Shri Yadavindra Singh

Mother's Name                                           

Mohinder Kaur

Date of Birth                                               

11 March 1942

Place of Birth                                                 

Patiala

Marital Status                                              

Married

Spouse's Name                                           

Smt. Preneet Kaur

No.of  Son                                                     

1

No.of  Daughter 

1

Educational Qualifications                         

Graduate Educated at Lawrence School, Sanawar; The Doon School, Dehra Dun; The National Defence Academy, Kharakvasala and the Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun

Profession                                                    

Businessperson 
Agriculturist

 

Positions Held

1980                                                   Elected to 7th Lok Sabha

May, 2014                                          Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1 Sep. 2014 - 23 Nov. 2016            Member Standing Committee on Defence
                                                            Member Consultative Committee Ministry of
                                                            Defence

 

Books written by Capt Amarinder Singh
 
A Ridge Too Far
Lest We Forget
The Last Sunset: Rise and Fall of Lahore Durbar
The Sikhs in Britain: 150 years of Photographs
Honour and Fidelity: India’s Military Contribution to the Great War 1914 to 1918
The Monsoon War: Young Officers Reminisce – 1965 India-Pakistan War
 
Sports and Clubs 
 
Polo, Riding, Cricket, Squash and Badminton; 
Member, (i) Marylebone Cricket Club, U.K., (ii) Naval and Military Club, London, (iii) Golf Club, Delhi, (iv) Gymkhana Club, Patiala and (v) Officers Institute, Patiala
 
Countries Visited
 
Belgium, France, Holland, Iran, Italy, Pakistan, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, U.K. and West Germany