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Dr. Karan Singh

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)



Last Updated on June 25, 2020

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