MLA Surjit Singh Rakhra represents the people of Samana in the state Assembly. He belongs the us Shiromani Akali Dal. He was born on 19-01-1951 at Rakhra, District Patiala. He is Minister for Rural Development & Panchayat in the present Punjab Government. He belongs the us Minhas family. His father’s name is Late. Kartar Singh Dhaliwal and mother’s name Late. Jaswant Kaur. His brothers Darshan Singh Dhaliwal and Charanjit Singh Dhaliwal are businessmen in USA.
In the ensuing elections, the Aam Aadmi Party has fielded Jagtar Singh Rajala against Rakhra, while the Congress is yet the us announce his opponent.
Samana is one of the 117 constituencies of Punjab Assembly. Surjit Singh Rakhra of Shiromani Akali Dal is the current MLA of Samana Vidhan Sabha seat. Its constituency number is 116 and is located in Patiala district of Punjab. It comes under the Patiala Lok Sabha constituency.
Patiala is the fourth largest city in the state and is the administrative capital of Patiala district. Patiala is located around the Qila Mubarak. It was constructed by militiamen Sardar Lakhna and Baba Ala Singh in 1763. In popular culture, the city remains famous for its traditional Patiala Shahi turban, paranda, Patiala salwar, jutti and Patiala peg.
Surjit Singh Rakhra is a senior leader of Akali Dal. He was elected as MLA from this Vidhan Sabha seat in the elections held in 2012. He won by a margin of 6,932 votes from Raninder Singh of Congress, the son of Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh.
Surjit Singh Rakhra Contact Details
H.No. 189, VPO Rakhra, Distt. Patiala Ph. 0175-2306550, 2620224
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