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Sunil Jakhar

Sunil Jakhar

Biography

Sunil Kumar Jakhar is an MP and President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. He was Elected consecutively three times from Abohar constituency (2002-2017), he was a Leader of opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha from 2012-2017. He is a member of the Indian National Congress(INC). He was elected from Gurdaspur, Punjab to the Lok Sabha the lower house of Indian parliament in a by-election.

He first became a member of Punjab Vidhan Sabha from Abohar in 2002.In 2007 and 2012, he was re-elected from Abohar. He became member of parliament after winning a by-election in Gurudaspur.

Controversy
On 7 January 2017, Jakhar sent a complaint to the Punjab chief election officer alleging that local Shiromani Akali Dal leader Shivlal Doda and his nephew used seven different mobile numbers while in a Fazilka prison.

Personal Life

Full Name Sunil Jakhar
Date of Birth 09 Feb 1954 (Age 68)
Place of Birth Pankosi, Punjab
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession NA
Father's Name Balram Jakhar
Mother's Name NA
Spouse's Name Silvia Jakhar
Spouse's Profession House wife

Contact

Permanent address R/O VPO Panjkosi,Tah-Abohar Distt,Fazilka
Contact number 01634272022
Email elppunjab2012@gmail.com
Website suniljakhar.com
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Interesting Facts

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Political Timeline

  • 2018
    1 Sept. 2018: He became the Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests.
  • 2017
    On 14 Oct. 2017, he was elected to 16th Lok Sabha in Gurdaspur bye-election.
  • 2017
    He lost in Assembly Elections against BJP candidate Arun Narang with the margin of just 3279 votes.
  • 2012
    He again successfully contested Vidhan Sabha Elections and became MLA from the same constituency. He defeated an independent candidate Shiv Lal Doda.
  • 2007
    He was re-elected as MLA from Abohar constituency after defeating former BJP MLA Ram Kumar by around 17 thousand votes.
Net Worth25.31 CRORE
ASSETS25.31 CRORE
LiabilitiesN/A

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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