Famous Political Leaders in Punjab

Manmohan Singh :  One of the most famous and efficient political leaders from Punjab, Manmohan Singh was Prime Minister of India from 2004-2014. The first Sikh to hold this office, Manmohan Singh was after Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing full five year term.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia : hailing from Punjab, Montek Singh Ahluwalia was an Indian economist and civil servant who was Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India.

Captain Amrinder Singh :  Amrinder Singh is currently serving as the Chief Minister of Punjab. He is one of the most famous and powerful leaders in Punjab. Representing Congress he was the President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. He has also served as the Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002-2007; his Indian Army background marks him as the most distinguished and most popular political leader in Punjab.

Prakash Singh Badal : Badal was the Chief Minister of Punjab for four times. His dynast politics in Punjab was the talk of the town. The most powerful political leaders of Punjab, Badal was a patron of Shiromani Akali Dal. He is Padma Vibhushan awardee.

Inder Kumar Gujral : I. K. Gujral was former Prime Minister of India and was from Indian National Congress. He was the third Prime Minister to be from the Rajya Sabha. He was most popular politician in Punjab.

Navjot Singh Sidhu :  The most famous Indian Television personality, Navjot Singh Sidhu had a background of an efficient cricketer as well. He is undoubtedly one of the most popular political leaders in Punjab. Currently he is the Minister of Local government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs and Museums of the state of Punjab.

Arun Jaitley : A Legal Advocate by profession, Arun Jaitley is the current Finance Minister of India under BJP government. Being into Central government, Jaitley in past has held big portfolios as Cabinet Ministers and has also served as the Minister of Defence as an Additional Charge. Jaitley is referred as one of the top 10 political leaders in Punjab. He was the BJP candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat for 2014 General Elections.

Giani Zail Singh :  Zail Singh was the seventh President of India and was a politician in association with Indian National Congress and had held several ministerial posts during his tenure. Hailing from Punjab, Zail singh was a politician from Punjab who was most popular political leader there.

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