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Prem Kumar Dhumal Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 10, 2018

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Short Biography

Prem Kumar Dhumal was born on 10-04-1944 in Hamirpur in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Politician and former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.

Other Name: P. K. Dhumal
Other Professions: Chief Minister

Prem Kumar Dhumal Complete Bio & Career

Prem Kumar Dhumal is a politician from India. He was the 12th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.

He attended Doaba College in Jalandhar to pursue his Master of Arts degree. He then obtained an LL.B degree from Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar. He started his profession as a lecturer at a college in Punjab.

He was chosen as the vice-president of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in the year 1982. Later in 1984, Dhumal was named as the candidate for Hamirpur constituency. Although he lost the election, he went on to win in 1989 and 1991. In 1993, following the demise of another leader Jagdev Chand, Dhumal became active in Himachal Pradesh state politics. He became the president of Bharatiya Janata Party in the state in 1993. He also became the Chief Minister of the state in March 1998. He had a successful tenure as Chief Minister and the state saw significant development in infrastructure. He was in the opposition party after losing power in 2003. He resigned to his legislative assembly seat upon winning a by-election at Harmipur Loksabha constituency in 2007.Dhumal again resigned after BJP won the 2017 legislative assembly elections. His son Anurag contested the constituency for by-elections and won. He again became the Chief Minister of the state in December 2007 and lost power in 2012 elections.

He was the Chief Minister candidate in the 2017 elections. However, he lost the election at Sujanpur constituency to Rajinder Rana. 

Prem Kumar Dhumal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Capt. Mahant Ram and Phulmu Devi. He is married to Sheela Dhumal and together the couple is blessed with two sons named Arun and Anurag Thakur.

Son Anurag Thakur

Life's Important Dates Of Prem Kumar Dhumal

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Hamirpur
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
School N/A
College Doaba College, Jalandhar and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
Qualification M.A. in Arts
Marital Status Married
Debut Politics - 1982

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Prem Kumar Dhumal

  • Before entering politics, he was a lecturer in a private college in Punjab.
  • He is also referred as Sadak Wala Chief Minister.

Prem Kumar Dhumal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

78 years, 4months, 4 days old age Prem Kumar Dhumal will turn 79 on 10 April, 2023. Only 7 months, 26 days, 3 hours,0 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Prem Kumar Dhumal has celebrated the total number of 78 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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