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Harsimrat Kaur Badal

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Prime Minister  Narendra Modi
Siblings  Bikram Singh Majithia
Nationality  Indian
Party  Shiromani Akali Dal
Constituency  Bathinda
Name  Harsimrat Badal
Residence  Chandigarh, India

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Born  25 July 1966 (age 49) Delhi, India (1966-07-25)
Role  Minister of Food Processing Industries
Spouse  Sukhbir Singh Badal (m. 1991)
Office  Minister of Food Processing Industries since 2014
Children  Harkirat Kaur, Gurleen Kaur, Anantbir Singh
Similar People  Sukhbir Singh Badal, Parkash Singh Badal, Bhagwant Mann, Bikram Singh Majithia, Amarinder Singh

Political party  Shiromani Akali Dal
Preceded by  Paramjit Kaur Gulshan

Press Conference by Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries

Harsimrat Kaur Badal (born 25 July 1966, née Majithia) is the Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing in the Government of India and member of parliament from Bathinda. She is a member of Shiromani Akali Dal. Her husband Sukhbir Singh Badal was the deputy chief minister of Punjab and the president of Shiromani Akali Dal.


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Personal life

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Harsimrat was born on 25 July 1966 to Satyajit and Sukhmanjus Majithia in Delhi. She is a matriculate and holds a diploma in textile design. She got married to Sukhbir Singh Badal on 21 November 1991,. The couple have 2 daughters and a son. Her brother Bikram Singh Majithia is a Akali MLA from Majitha and a minister in the Punjab state government led by her father-in-law Parkash Singh Badal.

Early life and education

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She is born into a family that traces its roots to Attar Singh Majithia, a prominent general in Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s army. Born and bred in New Delhi, Harsimrat Kaur Badal did her schooling from Loreto convent school, New Delhi. Harsimrat later entered into the field of textile designing and pursued a three-year course in textile design.

Political career

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Harsimrat started her political career with the Indian general election, 2009. She was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the Bhatinda constituency after defeating Indian National Congress candidate Raninder Singh by 120960 votes. Her first speech was on 3 December 2009, where she expressed her concern about the victims and survivors of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. She was part of a project named "Nanhi Chhan" to save girl child and trees. Harsimrat has been re-elected as an MP from Bathinda in 2014 having defeated Indian National Congress-People's Party of Punjab joint candidate, Manpreet Singh Badal. For this, she has been appointed in the Modi government as Union Minister for Food Processing.


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