Janmeja Singh Sekhon

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Janmeja Singh Sekhon
MLA, Punjab
In office
1997 - 2002
Preceded byRavinder Singh (politician)
Succeeded byRavinder Singh (politician)
ConstituencyFirozepur Cantonment
In office
2007 - 2012
Preceded byRavinder Singh (politician)
Succeeded byJoginder Singh (politician)
ConstituencyFirozepur Cantonment
In office
2012 - Present
Preceded byNew Constituency
ConstituencyMaur
Minister for Irrigation
In office
2007 - 2015
Chief MinisterParkash Singh Badal
Preceded byLal Singh (politician)
Personal details
Political partyShiromani Akali Dal

Janmeja Singh Sekhon is an Indian politician and belongs to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal. He is Minister for PWD in the present Punjab Government.[1] He has been holding this post since 2007.

Personal life[edit]

His father's name is Gurdit Singh. His brother Justice (retd) Jai Singh Sekhon is the Lokpal of Punjab.[2] He has a son (Preetinder Singh Sekhon) and a daughter (Prabhleen Sekhon).

Political career[edit]

He was first elected for the Punjab Legislative Assembly in 1997 as an Akali Dal candidate from Firozepur Cantonment.[3] He was again elected in 2007 from Firozepur Cantonment.[4] In the Parkash Singh Badal government he was made Minister of Irrigation.[5] In 2012 he successfully contested from new constituency Maur.[6] In the new government, he retained Irrigation ministry.[1][7]

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