TALWANDI, SHRI JAGDEV SINGH, Akali, (Punjab—Ludhiana—1977): s. of S. Chhanga Singh; b. at Chak No. 52, Layalpur District, Pakistan, June 24, 1929; Under-matric; m. Smt. Mohinder Kaur; 2 s. and 2 d.; Agriculturist; ancestral association with Akali Dal; Participated in the Movement for the restoration of Civil Liberties; President, Shiromani Akali Dal; Member, Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, Member, Punjab Legisl ative Assembly 1967—1977; Minister, Punjab Government 1969—71.
Social activities: Rural upliftment and social reforms, imprisoned many times for agitations against atrocities.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Frank and informal discussion with masses, study of Sikh literature and agriculture.
Special interests: Complete involvement in clean and quality politics.
Travels abroad: Pakistan.
Permanent address: Talwandi Rai, via Rajkot, Ludhiana District, Punjab.