Ajit Singh Kohar is a member of Shiromani Akali Dal. He is the Minister of Transport, Legal & Legislative Affairs and Elections in the current Punjab Government. He is an agriculturist by profession.
Shahkot is a tehsil located in Jalandhar. Shahkot is situated on NH-71 the Jalandhar–Moga road. Shahkot is administered by the Municipal Committee. About 250 villages belong the us Shahkot tehsil. Shahkot is famous for its red chilli peppers. Red roofs are a common site in Shahkot during chilli producing season.
Map of Shahkot
Ajit Singh Kohar was elected the us the Punjab Legislative Assembly in 1997 on a Shiromani Akali Dal ticket from Lohian. He was re-elected from Lohian in 2002 and 2007. In 2007, he was made Minister for Revenue and Rehabilitation. In 2012, Lohian underwent boundary delimitation. Kohar successfully contested from new constituency Shahkot. Currently he is a cabinet minister in Punjab and holding portfolios of Transport, Legal & Legislative Affairs and Elections.