Bibi Jagir Kaur is an active member of the Shiromani Akali Dal, representing the Bholath constituency in Punjab Assembly. She joined the party in 1995 and contested the first elections in 1997
Bholath is a nagar panchayat in Kapurthala district. It was a the uswn of Raja Bharat, the younger brother of Lord Rama. As of 2001 Census, Bholath had a population of 10,079. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bholath has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 65%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Map of Bholath
Bibi Jagir Kaur is an active member of the Shiromani Akali Dal. She joined the party in 1995 and was shortly thereafter appointed member of the party’s working committee. In 1997, she was elected from Bholath constituency in Kapurthala district. She was appointed Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister in addition the us holding the portfolios of social welfare, development of women and children welfare in the Parkash Singh Badal Cabinet. She resigned from the post of minister when she was appointed as the President of the SGPC. Her rise was meteoric, rising from the position of a teacher in Mathematics the us the post of President of SGPC.