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Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Harsimrat Kaur Badal


Harsimrat Kaur Badal is the Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing in the Government of India and member of parliament from Bathinda. She belongs to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). Harsimrat Kaur Badal is from a Political background. Her husband Sukhbir Singh Badal was the deputy chief minister of Punjab and the president of Shiromani Akali Dal. She was born in Delhi on July 25, 1966, in Majithia family to Satyajit and Sukhmanjus Majithia. Harsimrat Kaur Badal did her schooling from Loreto convent school, New Delhi. She is a matriculate and holds a diploma in textile design. She got married to 21 November 1991 to Sukhbir Singh Badal. Harsimrat Kaur Badal went onto work as a business person in the buying company.

Personal Life

Full Name Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Date of Birth 25 Jul 1966 (Age 56)
Place of Birth Delhi
Party name Shiromani Akali Dal
Education 10th Pass
Profession Political and Social Worker
Father's Name Shri Satyajit Singh Majithia
Mother's Name Smt. Sukhmanjus Majithia
Spouse's Name Shri Sukhbir Singh Badal
Spouse's Profession Politician
Children 1 Son(s) 2 Daughter(s)


Permanent address Vill. Badal, P.O. Badal,Distt. Muktsar,PunjabTels. (0163) 7244570,(0172) 2746383
Present address 12, Safdarjung Road,New Delhi - 110 011Tels. (011) 23013562, 23010829, 9013180440(M)
Contact number 01637-244672
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

Harsimrat Kaur Badal has a huge empire in the fields of agriculture, media and hotel industry. She also runs her own private jewelry business in the Gurgaon’s Trident Hotel. Also, she is a textile designer.

Political Timeline

  • 2019
    She contested and won Bhatinda Lok Sabha seat and retained her position as Minister of food processing industries.
  • 2014
    She has been appointed in the Modi government as Minister of food processing industries
  • 2014
    She again contested from Bhatinda constituency in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
  • 2010
    She became Member of Committee on Estimates, Member, Standing Committee on Health & Family Welfare, Member, Standing Committee on Food & Public Distribution.
  • 2009
    She became Member of Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • 2009
    She became Member of Committee on Estimates.
  • 2009
    She has began her career in politics in 2009 general elections. She was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the Bhatinda.


During her tenure as Food Processing minister, her ministry showed tremendous growth. From September 2015 to June 2016, 24,084 persons were trained in food processing sector. She piloted the 100% FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) into Multi Brand Retail of Swadeshi Food produced and manufactured in India as one of the major steps along with the creation of huge capacity by way of 37 Mega Food Parks (8 operationalised by June 2016) and 134 Cold Chain projects.
Net Worth66.9 CRORE
Liabilities41.26 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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