Q
Which state goes to assembly elections next?
Elections.in WhatsappJoin Us on Whatsapp
News at a Glance

Karan Singh Biography



About Karan Singh

Full Name Dr. Karan Singh
DOB Mar 9, 1931
Place of Birth Cannes (France)
Political PartyIndian National Congress
Father's NameMaharaja Hari Singh
Mother's NameMaharani Tara Devi
Marital StatusMarried on 5 March 1950
SpouseShrimati Yasho Rajya Lakshmi
ChildrenTwo sons and one daughter
EducationM.A., Ph.D. Educated at Doon School, University of Jammu & Kashmir and University of Delhi
Profession before joining politics Author, Statesman, Educationist, Environmentalist
Positions Held
  • Member of the Rajya Sabha for National Capital Territory of Delhi ( 28 January 2000 - 27 January 2018)
  • Ambassador of India to the United States of America ( 1989-1990)
  • Minister of Education and Culture ( 1979-1980)
  • Minister for Health and Family Planning ( 9 November 1973 - 24 March 1977
  • Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation ( 13 March 1967 - 9 November 1973)
  • Member of the Lok Sabha for Udhampur ( 1971-1984)
  • President (Sadr-i-Riyasat) of Jammu and Kashmir ( 17 November 1952 - 30 March 1965)
  • 1st Governor of Jammu and Kashmir ( 30 March 1965 - 15 May 1967)
Dr. Karan Singh

Last Updated on 11 June, 2018


Track your constituency