Gaganjit Singh Barnala

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Gaganjit Singh Barnala
Member Punjab Legislative Assembly
In office
2002–2007
Personal details
NationalityIndian
Political partyShiromani Akali Dal (Longowal)
past Shiromani Akali Dal
ParentsSurjit Singh Barnala (father)
Surjit Kaur Barnala (mother)
OccupationPolitician

Gaganjit Singh Barnala is an Indian Politician from the state of Punjab.[1]

Constituency[edit]

Barnala represented the Dhuri Assembly Constituency and was a member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly from 2002 to 2007.[2]

Political party[edit]

Barnala is a member of Shiromani Akali Dal (Longowal) he was in past a member of the Shiromani Akali Dal .[3]

Personal life[edit]

Barnala's father Surjit Singh Barnala was the former Chief Minister of Punjab and former Governor of Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh he was also a Union Minister in the Government of India.

Controversy[edit]

Barnala was named as an accused in a rape case in 2006 but was acquitted of all charges in 2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gaganjit Barnala likely to join Cong". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Sitting and previous MLAs from Dhuri Assembly Constituency". elections.in. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Gaganjit Singh Barnala expelled from Akali Dal". zeenews.india.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Gaganjit Singh Barnala acquitted in rape case". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016.