Charanjit Singh Channi (born 1 March 1963) is an Indian politician and The 16th Chief Minister of Punjab. Prior to this, he served as Minister for Technical Education and Training and Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Legislative Assembly. Here is his wiki, biography, and everything you need to know about him.
Charanjit Singh Channi was born and brought up in Chamkaur Sahib, Punjab, India. He did his schooling at a local school in Chamkaur and did his L.L.B from Punjab University. Then he went to Jalandhar and pursued an MBA course from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
Charanjit Singh Channi Biography/ Wiki
|Name||Charanjit Singh Channi|
|Profession||Politician, Chief Minister of Punjab|
|Known For||being Chief Minister of Punjab|
|Political Party||Indian National Congress (INC)|
|Date of Birth||1 March 1963|
|Birthplace||Village Makrona Kalan, Chamkaur Sahib, Punjab|
|Age (as in 2021)||58 years|
|Hometown||Chamkaur Sahib, Punjab, India|
|Village||Bhajauli, Tehsil Kharar, Punjab|
|Residence||Kharar, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab|
|Zodiac Sign||Pisces ♓|
Charanjit Singh Channi Educational Qualification
|School||Local School, Makrona Kalan|
|College/ University||Punjab University, Punjab, Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar|
|Education Qualification||B.A, L.L.B, and MBA|
Charanjit Singh Channi Family
He belongs to the Dalit Community. His father’s name is S. Harsa Singh, and His mother’s name is Late Ajmer Kaur.
Father: S.Harsa Singh
Mother: Smt. Ajmer Kaur (Late)
Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
Charanjit Singh Channi Wife
Charanjit Singh Channi’s marital status is married. His wife name is Kamaljit Kaur. He has two Son named Navjit Singh, and Rhythjit Singh.
Marital status: Married
Marriage date: Not Known
Wife: Kamaljit Kaur
Children: Navjit Singh, Rhythmjit Singh
Charanjit Singh Channi Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
|Height||in centimeters- Not Known|
in meters- Not Known
in feet inches- Not Known
|Weight||in kilogram- Not Known|
In pounds- Not Known
Charanjit Singh Channi Career
Channi began his political career in 2002 when he was elected as the opposition leader in the 14th Punjab Vidhan Sabha. He served as the President of Municipal Council, Kharar for two years, and was the Municipal Councillor of Kharar for three years. Subsequently, he served as a member of the Committee on Public Undertaking, the Committee on Subordinate Legislation, the Committee on Public Accounts, and the Privileges Committee of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.
His previous position was that of Minister of Technical Education & Industrial Training in Punjab. Mr. Singh is MLA from the Chamkaur Sahib Assembly Constituency.
During the 2015 and 2016 legislative sessions, Channi served as the opposition leader in Punjab.
His appointment as Minister of Technical Education and Industrial Training in the second Amarinder Singh ministry took place in 2017.
Amarinder Singh resigned as Chief Minister of Punjab in September 2021, making Mr. Singh his successor. In Punjab, he is the first Dalit Sikh to hold the position of Chief Minister.
Awards & Nominations
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Charanjit Singh Channi Instagram, Twitter
Charanjit Singh Channi Net Worth
Net Worth: Not Known
Salary: Not Known
Favorite Things and Hobbies
|Favourite Actor (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Actress (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Musicians (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Song (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Dancer||Not Known|
|Favourite Movie (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Sports (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Colour (s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Destination (s)||Not Known|
|Visited Countries||Dubai, South Korea, England, Singapore|
|Favorite Food (s)||Not Known|
|Hobbies (s)||Traveling, Reading, Social Service|
Some FAQ About Charanjit Singh Channi
He is 58 years old; as in 2021.
His wife name is Kamaljit Kaur.
He has two sons Navjit Singh and Rhythmjit Singh.
Charanjit Singh Channi is the Chief Minister of Punjab.
Facts and Trivia
- He was born and raised in Bhajauli, Tehsil Kharar, Punjab, India.
- He is 58 Years old.
- His zodiac sign is Pisces.
- Mr. Channi is a member of the Indian National Congress.
- On 20 September 2021, he was elected the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab.
- When he was in college, Charanjit Singh Channi was a member of PPCC (Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee) and the General Secretary of the Punjab Youth Congress.
- He was elected to the Punjab Legislative Assembly for the first time in 2007.
- In 2015 and 2016, Charanjit Singh Channi held the position of opposition leader in the Punjab Legislative Assembly.
- The father of Charanjit Singh Channi came from a very poor family in Punjab and went to Malaysia when he was a boy. He made good money there and came back to India as a wealthy man. As a child, Charanjit Singh Channi used to help his father as a tent boy when he started his own tent business in India. After winning local elections in his native village, his father served in a variety of capacities, including as a Sarpanch and a member of the Block Samiti.
- During his academic career, Channi participated in NCC and NSS activities, debate competitions, and other cultural events.
- In the 10th standard of Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Kharar, Charanjit Singh Channi was elected president of the student union. He won the school’s student elections by 472 votes out of 1000.
- Channi excels in bhangra as well as handball. During his time at Panjab University, he represented his team three times in handball. He was a national-level handball player as well as a gold medalist at the Inter-University Sports Meet during his studies at Panjab University.
- He is said to have been inspired to do well in studies by his older brother, who is known for his high academics. During an interview with a media outlet, Channi revealed that his elder brother earned these degrees while working as a government official.
- Charanjit Channi has a strong belief in astrology. He often does ‘weird’ things to stay relevant in politics, as he is often described by his friends. While he was serving as a cabinet minister of Punjab in 2017, he built an illegal structure outside his house, following his astrologer’s advice. An elephant was once ridden by him at home, and the act went viral on social media.
This article highlights the wiki and biography of an Indian politician. He is known for being the Chief Minister of Punjab. He took oath for the chief minister position on 20 September 2021. He is the first Dalit Chief Minister of Punjab. This post is about his biography, wiki, age, height, qualifications, history, controversy, News, and more.