Amarjit Singh Samra

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Amarjit Singh Samra
MLA, Punjab
In office
1994 - 2012
Preceded byUmaro Singh
Succeeded byGurpartap Singh Wadala
ConstituencyNakodar
Minister for Revenue and Rehabilitation
In office
2002 - 2007
Chief MinisterCapt. Amarinder Singh
Preceded bySewa Singh Sekhwan
Succeeded byAjit Singh Kohar
Personal details
Born (1943-11-24) 24 November 1943 (age 75)
Samrai
Political partyIndian National Congress
ResidenceJalandhar, Punjab, India
Websitehttp://amarjitsamra.com

Amarjit Singh Samra is an Indian politician and a member of Indian National Congress. He was Minister for Revenue and Rehabilitation in the Punjab Government from 2002 to 2007.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born on 24 November 1943 in Samrai near Jalandhar in Punjab, India. His father's name is Ujagar Singh Samra.[2]

Political career[edit]

Samra started his career as a sarpanch of Samrai in 1964. In 1975 he became chairman of development block or panchayat samiti Rurka Kalan. He remained sarpanch till 1993. He was elected to the Punjab Legislative Assembly in 1994 in by election from Nakodar.[3] He was re-elected in 1997, 2002 and 2007.[4][5][6][7] In the 2002 Congress government he was made Minister for Revenue and Rehabilitation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Punjab Cabinet Ministers Portfolios 2002 Archived 2012-08-22 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Amarjit Singh Samra(Criminal & Asset Declaration)". The Association for Democratic Reforms. Retrieved 4 May 2013.
  3. ^ Verma, P. S. (1994). "Politics of a By-Election: Nakodar and Ajnala Assembly Constituencies in Punjab". Economic and Political Weekly. ITHAKA. 29 (32): 2095–2102. JSTOR 4401595.
  4. ^ STATISTICAL REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTION, 1997 TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF PUNJAB
  5. ^ "Punjab Assembly Election 2002 Results". Archived from the original on 5 August 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2013.
  6. ^ Punjab Assembly Elections-2002 winners
  7. ^ Punjab Assembly Election 2007 Results