Government of Punjab, India
|Seat of Government||Chandigarh|
|Governor||Kaptan Singh Solanki|
|Chief Minister||Parkash Singh Badal|
|Deputy Chief Minister||Sukhbir Singh Badal|
|Speaker||Charanjit Singh Atwal|
|Deputy Speaker||Dinesh Thakur|
|Members in Assembly||117|
|High Court||Punjab & Haryana High Court|
|Chief Justice||Justice Shiavax Jal Vazifdar (Acting Chief Justice)|
The Government of Punjab also known as the State Government of Punjab , or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Punjab and its 22 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Punjab, a judiciary and a legislative branch.
Like other states in India, the head of state of Punjab is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. Chandigarh also serves as the capital of Haryana, and is a union territory of India. The Punjab & Haryana High Court, located in Chandigarh, has jurisdiction over the whole state.
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Following is a list of the cabinet ministers in present government along with their portfolios.
|Parkash Singh Badal||88||Lambi||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Parminder Singh Dhindsa||Sunam||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Sohan Singh Thandal||Chabbewal||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon||Patti||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Ajit Singh Kohar||Shahkot||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Gulzar Singh Ranike||Attari||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Sharanjit Singh Dhillon||Sahnewal||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Tota Singh||Dharamkot||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Bibi Jagir Kaur||
|Bikram Singh Majithia||39||Majitha||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Daljit Singh Cheema||Roopnagar||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Surjit Singh Rakhra||Samana||Shiromani Akali Dal
Higher Education and Language
|Janmeja Singh Sekhon||Maur||Shiromani Akali Dal||
|Chuni Lal Bhagat||Jalandhar West||Bharatiya Janta Party||
|Madan Mohan Mittal||Anandpur Sahib||Bharatiya Janta Party||
|Surjit Kumar Jyani||Fazilka||Bharatiya Janta Party||
|Anil Joshi||Amritsar North||Bharatiya Janta Party||
Departments and agencies
- "Jurisdiction and Seats of Indian High Courts". Eastern Book Company. Retrieved 2008-05-12.
- "Punjab Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India. National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Retrieved 2008-05-12.
- Punjab Cabinet Ministers Portfolios 2012
- "Punjab bars government doctors from private practice". New Indian Express. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2013.
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