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Manmohan Singh Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More


Manmohan Singh

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BIRTHDAY 26 September, 1932
BIRTH PLACE Gah , Chakwal , Punjab
COUNTRY Pakistan
AGE (2019) 86 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Libra
HEIGHT in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 160.94 lbs
Last Updated on : December 28, 2018

Other Professions : Politician Economist Civil Servant

Manmohan Singh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

86 years, 8 months, 0 day old age. Manmohan Singh will turn 87 on 26 September, 2019. Only 3 months, 30 days, 6 hours, 17 minutes has left for his next birthday.



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Short Biography   Edit

Manmohan Singh was born on 26-09-1932 in Gah, Chakwal in the state of Punjab, Pakistan. He is an Indian Prime Minister, Politician, Economist & Civil Servant.

Manmohan Singh Complete Bio & Career

Manmohan Singh has completed his degree and postgraduate studies at the University of Punjab. He went to Cambridge University later. Where he comes from pH D. Then he got D. Phil from the University of Oxford. His book, India's export trends and prospects for self-safe growth, is considered to be India 's first and most critical trade policy criticism. Dr. Singh gained considerable fame as an economics teacher.

In 1971 there was Dr. Singh has been appointed an economic adviser to the Indian Ministry of Trade and Industry. Immediately after that, in 1972, he was appointed Chief Economic Adviser to the Minister of Finance. In the following years, he was the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Committee, the Governor of the Reserve Bank, the Prime Minister's Economic Advisor and the Chairman of the University Grant Commission. So the most economic turning point in India's economic history occurred in the period between 1991 and 1996 when he became India's Finance Minister.

In 1985, during Rajiv Gandhi 's tenure, Manmohan Singh was appointed vice - president of the planning committee. In this position, he worked consistently for five years, even while in 1990 he became the economic advisor of the Prime Minister. When PV Narasimha Rao became Prime Minister, he handed over the independent responsibility of the Finance Ministry to Manmad Singh in his cabinet in 1991. At this moment, Dr. Manmohan Singh was not a member of the Rajya Sabha or even the Lok Sabha.

He first took power, he completely stopped the ' License Raj ' scheme, under which any change in any business would be obtained for the approval of the government. Some private firms benefited enormously from this kind of scheme, freeing them even from the country's economic benefits. He was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha in 1998 and became the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha as well from 1998 until 2004.

After the 2004 general election victory, UPA won, Congress President Sonia Gandhi declared Manmohan Singh India's next Prime Minister. Manmohan Singh was not really a Lok Sabha member, few Indians probably knew. He often used to keep his political image clean, he never involved in any low politics, which every Indian heartfeltly chose him. He took office oath as a PM and assumed office on On 22 May 2004.

After his successful completion of tenure as a PM, again during the 2009 elections of  Lok Sabha, the Indian National Congress strengthened the United Progressive Alliance and Singh returned to the post of Prime Minister again in 2009 and assumed the office of PM.

Honours & Awards

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Vibhushan Civilian Award 1987 Civil Service


Manmohan Singh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

See given below celebrity profiles about Manmohan Singh's family, relatives;

He was born to Amrit Kaur and Gurmukh Singh. He is married to Gursharan Kaur and together the couple is blessed with three daughters named Amrit, Daman and uprinder Singh.

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Grey

Personal Info

Home Town Gah, Punjab, British India
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikh
Address Gah, Punjab, British India
School Delhi School of Economics
College University of Delhi
Qualification Graduation
Hobbies Travelling, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut He was first elected to the upper house of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, in 1991
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A

Favourites

Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Place Dubai
Favorite Food Nutritional Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Manmohan Singh

  • Manmohan Singh was the first Sikh Prime Minister of India.
  • He quit his prestigious job at the United Nations and joined Delhi School of Economics and served as a professor there.
  • All his speeches were written in Urdu as he couldn't read Hindi.
  • In his childhood, he used to study under Kerosene Lit Lamps.
  • He to date is the most qualified PM that India or World ever has.
  • He was instrumental in bailing out India's economy during the 1991 economic crisis.
  • In his career, he received numerous awards including Padma Vibhusan from the Government of India.
  • In 1971 he has been appointed an economic adviser to the Indian Ministry of Trade and Industry.
  • In 1972, he was appointed Chief Economic Adviser to the Minister of Finance.
  • In 1985, during Rajiv Gandhi 's tenure, Manmohan Singh was appointed vice - president of the planning committee.
  • He served as the Finance Minister in P. V. Narasimha Rao’s cabinet in 1990.
  • In 1982 Manmohan Singh was honoured by John College, Cambridge.
  • In 2002, the Indian Parliamentary Group awarded him the Parliamentary Award.
  • He took office oath as a PM and assumed office on On 22 May 2004.
  • He returned to the post of Prime Minister again in 2009 and assumed the office of PM.
  • He was chosen as prestigious Fellows by the London School of Economics in 1994.
  • As a Finance minister, he completely stopped the ' License Raj ' scheme.
  • Postage Stamp was launched in 2006 in Uzbekistan to honour Manmohan Singh.

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