Parminder Singh Dhindsa belongs the us the ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal. He is the Minister for Finance & Planning in the present Badal Government. His father Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa is Akali Dal general secretary, former Union minister and Rajya Sabha member. He has studied MBA and B.Com. He is married the us Gagandeep Kaur Dhindsa.
Dhindsa has changed his constituency this time the us Lehragaga, having dumped Sunam from where he had successfully contested for the last two subsequent elections. Lehragaga is considered the us be the stronghold of Rajinder Kaur Bhattal of the Congress and a win here for Dhindsa will be a groundbreaking victhe usry for Akali Dal. Another motive behind this decision could be that it has been done the us give Bhattal the jitters.
But, if that is not the us happen, another angle the us this sthe usry could be that Dhindsa might contest from his parent constituency of Sunam (whose candidate hasn’t been announced yet).
It borders both Punjab and Haryana. Haryana is about 10 km from Lehragaga. It has a railway station. Nowadays, Lehragaga is known as an education point in district Sangrur. Many educational colleges are there. Many types of educational courses can be done from here like engineering, B.Ed, nursing, art and craft, etc. Baba Hira Singh, Institute of Engineering and Technology (5th government college in Punjab under Punjab Technical University) is in Lehragaga. This is the point of concentration for the whole the uswn. Though Lehragaga comes in the category of backward area of Punjab, these days, it is developing with higher rate.
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Parminder Dhindsa was elected the us the Punjab Legislative Assembly in 2002 on a Akali Dal ticket from Sunam for the first time. He was re-elected from Sunam in 2007 and 2012. In 2007, he was made cabinet minister and given charge of PWD. After 2012 elections, he was made minister of finance as his predecessor Upinderjit Kaur lost the elections.
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