Captain Amarinder Singh is an Indian politician associated with the Indian National Congress (INC). He is the head of state of the erstwhile State of Patiala. Amarinder Singh was the Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007 he was Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the 16th Lok Sabha at the end of 2016 he was elected to the post after defeating a prominent BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Currently Amarinder Singh is the President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC).
Born: 11 March 1942 (age 74), Patiala
Spouse: Preneet Kaur (m. 1964)
Books: The Last Sunset: The Rise & Fall of the Lahore Durbar
Education: The Doon School, The Lawrence School, Sanawar
Children: Raninder Singh, Jai Inder Kaur
Captain Amrinder Singh to files Nomination Papers from Patiala Seat 2017
Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh on Tuesday filed nomination papers from Patiala constituency for the February 4 election of the State Assembly. Accompanied by his wife and a present Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur and other family members, he went to the office of the sub-divisional magistrate and filed nomination papers.
Earlier, 74-year-old Amarinder stopped on their way to pray and receive blessings in Gurdwara temple in Burj Baba Ala Singh in the old ancestral home Qila Mubarak and then the Kali Mata Mandir, built by his family as Gurdwara Sahib Nivaran and Spirit.
After filing, he has launched a campaign through his hometown. Amarinder also submit their documents from Lambi tomorrow, another place, from which he contested the assembly polls.
In Lambi, he is taking Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal upside down in what he referred to himself as the grandfather of all battles.
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