Parkash Singh Badal Death 2023 Chief Minister of Punjab

Parkash Singh Badal (Punjabi: ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਸਿੰਘ ਬਾਦਲ; 8 December 1927 – 25 April 2023) was an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of Punjab state from 1970 to 1971, from 1977 to 1980, from 1997 to 2002, and from 2007 to 2017. He is also the patron of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), a Sikh-centered regional political party. He was the president of the party from 1995 to 2008, when he was replaced by his son Sukhbir Singh Badal.[2][3] As the patron of SAD he exercises a strong influence on the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee[4] and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee.[5] The Government of India awarded him the second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, in 2015. He died due to uneasiness in breathing on 25 April 2023, aged 95.[6]

Parkash Sing Badal

The Chief Minister of Punjab, Shri Parkash Singh Badal meeting the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Prakash Javadekar, in New Delhi on June 12, 2014.
8th Chief Minister of Punjab
In office
1 March 2007 – 16 March 2017
DeputySukhbir Singh Badal
(start from 2009)
Preceded byAmarinder Singh
Succeeded byAmarinder Singh
In office
12 February 1997 – 26 February 2002
Preceded byRajinder Kaur Bhattal
Succeeded byAmarinder Singh
In office
20 June 1977 – 17 February 1980
Preceded byPresident’s rule
Succeeded byPresident’s rule
In office
27 March 1970 – 14 June 1971
Preceded byGurnam Singh
Succeeded byPresident’s rule
Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly
In office
2 October 1972 – 30 April 1977
Preceded byJaswinder Singh Brar
Succeeded byBalram Jakhar
In office
7 June 1980 – 7 October 1983
Preceded byBalram Jakhar
Succeeded byGurbinder Kaur Brar
In office
26 February 2002 – 1 March 2007
Preceded byChaudhary Jagjit Singh
Succeeded byRajinder Kaur Bhattal
Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
In office
28 March 1977 – 19 June 1977
Preceded byJagjivan Ram
Succeeded bySurjit Singh Barnala
Personal details
Born8 December 1927
Abul Khurana, Punjab Province, British India
Died25 April 2023 (aged 95)
Mohali, Punjab, India[1]
Political partyShiromani Akali Dal
Other political
National Democratic Alliance (1998-2020)
SpouseSurinder Kaur (1959–2011)
Children2, including Sukhbir Singh Badal
RelativesGurdas Singh Badal (brother)
Manpreet Singh Badal (nephew)
Residence(s)Badal, Punjab, India

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