Kaptan Singh Solanki

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Kaptan Singh Solanki
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Kaptan Singh Solanki
Governor of Tripura
Assumed office
22 August 2018
Preceded byTathagata Roy
Governor of Haryana
In office
27 July 2014 – 21 August 2018
Preceded byJagannath Pahadia
Succeeded bySatyadev Narayan Arya
Governor of Punjab (India)
In office
21 January 2015 – 22 August 2016
Preceded byShivraj Patil
Succeeded byV. P. Singh Badnore
Personal details
Born1 July 1939 (age 78)
Garhpara, Central Provinces and Berar, British India
(now in Madhya Pradesh, India)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Rani (1959–present)

Kaptan Singh Solanki (born 1 July 1939) is the Governor of Tripura and an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Since August 2009 he is the member of the Parliament of India representing Madhya Pradesh State in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house until May 2014.

He studied at Vikram University, Ujjain, P.G.B.T. College, Ujjain and Maharani Luxmibai College, Jiwaji University, Gwalior. He served as teacher in Banmor in Morena district during 1958–1965 period and as Professor at P.G.V. College Gwalior from 1966–2000.[1] He has been appointed the Governor of Haryana to replace Jagannath Pahadia whose five years terms ends on 26 July 2014.[2]

He has been married to Shrimati Rani Solanki since 1959, and has two daughters and three sons with her.[3]

Positions held[edit]

  • 26 Jul. 2014 appointed Governor of Haryana.
  • 21 January 2014 to 22 – August 2016 as Governor of Punjab
  • Aug. 2009 Elected to Rajya Sabha
  • Aug. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
  • July 2010 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
  • April 2012 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (second term)
  • Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jagannath Pahadia
Governor of Haryana
27 July 2014 – 25 August 2018
Succeeded by
Satyadev Narayan Arya
Preceded by
Shivraj Patil
Governor of Punjab
21 January 2015 – 22 August 2016
Succeeded by
V. P. Singh Badnore
Preceded by
Shivraj Patil
Administrator of Union Territory of Chandigarh
21 January 2015 – 22 August 2016
Succeeded by
V. P. Singh Badnore
Preceded by
Tathagata Roy
Governor of Tripura
25 August 2018 – Present
Incumbent