Janmeja Singh Sekhon

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Janmeja Singh Sekhon
MLA, Punjab
In office
1997 - 2002
Preceded by Ravinder Singh (politician)
Succeeded by Ravinder Singh (politician)
Constituency Firozepur Cantonment
In office
2007 - 2012
Preceded by Ravinder Singh (politician)
Succeeded by Joginder Singh (politician)
Constituency Firozepur Cantonment
In office
2012 -present
Preceded by New Constituency
Constituency Maur
Minister for Irrigation
In office
2007 -Present
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal
Preceded by Lal Singh (politician)
Personal details
Political party Shiromani Akali Dal
Religion Sikhism

Janmeja Singh Sekhon is an Indian politician and belongs to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal. He is Minister for Irrigation in the present Punjab Government.[1] He has been holding this post since 2007.

Personal life[edit]

His father's name is Gurdit Singh. His brother Justice (retd) Jai Singh Sekhon is the Lokpal of Punjab.[2] He has a son (Preetinder Singh Sekhon) and a daughter (Prabhleen Sekhon).

Political career[edit]

He was first elected for the Punjab Legislative Assembly in 1997 as a Akali Dal candidate from Firozepur Cantonment.[3] He was again elected in 2007 from Firozepur Cantonment.[4] In the Parkash Singh Badal government he was made Minister of Irrigation.[5] In 2012 he successfully contested from new constituency Maur.[6] In the new government, he retained Irrigation ministry.[1][7]

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