Sadhu Singh

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Sadhu Singh
Member of Parliament
In office
2014 – Incumbent
Preceded by Paramjit Kaur Gulshan
Constituency Faridkot
Personal details
Born 1941
Manuke, Moga, Punjab, British India
Political party Aam Aadmi Party
Profession Politician, Retired Professor

Professor Sadhu Singh is a member of parliament from Faridkot (Lok Sabha constituency). He won the Indian general election, 2014 as an Aam Aadmi Party candidate.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Sadhu Singh was born in the village of Manuke Gill in Moga District in 1941. He joined the irrigation department as a draughtsman in Chandigarh in 1961. He continued his studies and was awarded a M.A. degree in English from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1970.He also attained digree of Budhiman ( Proficiency in Punjabi) from Punjab university Chandigarh.He also taught the subject of English to Para Medical classes at Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot.

Career[edit]

He was selected by Punjab Public Service Commission as a College Lecturer in English in 1970. He served at Government Brijindra College Faridkot from 1971 to 1999 as Lecturer in English and worked for College Lecturer Association (G.C.L.A.) Punjab. After retirement in 1999, he worked as Principal in K. K. Marwah Girls College Faridkot.

Social work[edit]

Singh has authored two books of Punjabi poetry, Pyasi Mehak and Saleeb Te Sargam and has been associated with numerous literary and cultural Sabhas and Kendri Punjabi Lekhak Sabha.[citation needed]

Politics[edit]

Singh contested the 2014 General Elections on an Aam Aadmi Party ticket from Faridkot constituency and defeated Shiromani Akali Dal's Paramjit Kaur Gulshan by 1,72,516 votes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Retrieved 17 May 2014.