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Jaswant Singh Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 29, 2020

Short Biography

Jaswant Singh was born on 03-01-1938 in Jasol, Barmer in the state of Rajasthan, India. He was an Indian Politician & retired Army Officer who served as an Indian Cabinet Minister and the members of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Other Name: Major Jaswant Singh Jasol
Other Professions: Army Officer Writer Author

Jaswant Singh Complete Bio & Career

Major Jaswant Singh Jasol was born on 3 January 1938. By profession, he was the officer of the Indian Army. He also served as the Cabinet Minister. He completed his education from Mayo College and Indian military Academy. He also founded the party named, Bharatiya Janata Party. In the 1960s he entered politics. He was selected for the Rajya sabha in 1980. In the government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, he served as the finance minister. In 1998, he became the minister of external affairs. Matters that deal with foreign policy were dealt with by him.
He got involved in a controversy in which he praised the founder of Pakistan and consequently was expelled from the BJP government. In the 2014 elections, he was not even issued a ticket to contest elections. However later on he got selected in 2009 from Darjeeling. He also stood for the post of vice president in 2012 but unfortunately couldn’t win. For the smooth and friendly relations between India and the United States, he is known to have played a key role. He criticized BJP for having limited thought and said that the party was narrow-minded. He in his career served as an Indian army officer in 1960. Besides this, he has written a lot of books on different subjects. He died on 27 September due to cardiac arrest aged 82.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Jaswant Singh died on 27-09-2020 in Army Hospital in New Delhi. He died due to a cardiac arrest at the age 82.

DEATHDAY 27 September,2020 (Tuesday)

Jaswant Singh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Thakur Sardara Singh and Kunwar Baisa. He is married to Sheetal Kanwar and has a son named Manvendra Singh is also a Politician.

Son Manvendra Singh

Life's Important Dates Of Jaswant Singh

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Brown
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Rajasthan
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Address India
School N/A
College Mayo College, National Defence Academy
Qualification Graduate
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Place Uttarakhand
Favorite Dress Coat-Pant
Favorite Accessories Watches

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jaswant Singh

  • He died on 27 September 2020 due to cardiac arrest.
  • He got involved in a controversy where he blamed Jawahar Lal Nehru for the partition and praised the founder of Pakistan.

Jaswant Singh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Jaswant Singh was 82 years 8 months & 24 days old age.