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Parkash Singh Badal, MLA is an Indian Agriculturist and Politician. This former president of the Shiromani Akali Dal is the present Chief Minister of Punjab. Shiromani Akali Dal is the current political party which is in power in Punjab. As the Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal is currently serving his fourth term with effect from 1st March, 2007.
Prakash Singh Badal was born on 12th August 1927, in Abul Khurana, Punjab. In 1947, Parkash Badal entered politics and in the year 1957, Parkash Singh Badal was first elected to Vidhan Sabha. Parkash Singh Badal has also been a Member of Parliament.
Later Parkash Singh Badal became Union Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation in the Central Government led by Morarji Desai. Parkash Singh Badal is married to Surinder Kaur.
Parkash Singh Badal has two children, one son and one daughter. His son, Sukhbir Singh Badal, is presently served as a Member of Parliament and was also a former union minister.
His daughter is married to Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon, descendent of the Kairon family, who is the grandson of the legendary Pratap Singh Kairon and nephew of former Chief Minister and Governor Harcharan Singh Brar.