Sardar Surjit Singh Rakhra represents the people of Samana in the state Assembly. He is associated with 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.
He is associated with Akali Dal. He was elected as MLA from this Vidhan Sabha seat in the elections held in 2012. He won by a margin of 6932 votes from Raninder Singh of Congress.