6th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

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.