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Ajit Singh Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Death Cause: COVID-19
Age: 82 Years
Death Date: 06/05/2021

Ajit Singh

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionPolitician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political Parties• Janata Dal (1989)
Janata Dal
• Rashtriya Lok Dal (1996)
Rashtriya Lok Dal
Political Journey1986: Elected to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh
1989 & 1991: Elected to the Lok Sabha from the Baghpat constituency
• From December 1989 to November 1990, served as Minister of Industry in V. P. Singh's cabinet
• 1991: served as Minister of Food in P. V. Narasimha Rao's cabinet
1999, 2004, and 2009: Re-elected to the Lok Sabha.
1999 & 2014: Lost to the BJP candidates in Lok Sabha elections
From 2001 to 2003: served as Minister of Agriculture in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's governmen
2011-2014: Minister of Civil Aviation in the UPA government.
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 February 1939 (Sunday)
BirthplaceBhadola Village, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date of Death6 May 2021 (Thursday)
Place of DeathGurugram, Haryana, India
Death CauseCOVID-19
Age (at the time of death)82 Years
Zodiac signAquarius
SignatureAjit Sing Signature
NationalityIndian
College/University• IIT Kharagpur
• Illinois Institute of Technology
Educational Qualification(s)• B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur
• A master's degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology
ReligionHinduism [1]Facebook
AddressR/o 16 Green Revenue Church Road Vasant Kunj New Delhi
HobbiesTravelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date17 June 1967
Family
Wife/SpouseRadhika Singh
ChildrenSon- Jayant Chaudhary (Politician)
Jayant Singh Chaudhary
Daughter- He is survived by two daughters.
ParentsFather- Chaudhary Charan Singh (Former Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh)
Mother- Gayatri Devi
SiblingsSister- 5
• Satyavati Solanki
• Vedvati Singh
• Gyanvati Singh
• Saroj Verma
• Sharda Singh
Favourites
Politician(s)Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Mahendra Singh Tikait, and Pranab Mukherjee

Ajit Singh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ajit Sing

  • Did Ajit Singh smoke?: Yes Ajit Singh with Smoking
  • Chaudhary Ajit Singh was an Indian politician who was the son of the former Prime Minister of India late Chaudhary Charan Singh. Ajit Singh founded Rashtriya Lok Dal, a political party in Western Uttar Pradesh, in 1996.
  • In childhood, he wanted to become an engineer. After earning a B.Sc. degree from Lucknow University, he went to IIT Kharagpur to study engineering. Later, he earned a master’s degree in science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in the United States.
  • Ajit Singh worked as a computer scientist in the United States for 15 years. In the 1960s, he became the first Indian to work at IBM.
  • In the 1980s, he had to return to India after his father, Chaudhary Charan Singh, fell ill. Later, Ajit became the chief of Rashtriya Lok Dal.
  • In 1986, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha. In 1989, he was elected to the Lok Sabha from the Baghpat constituency for the first time, and later, he went on to become a Member of Parliament from the Baghpat constituency in Western Uttar Pradesh seven times; however, in 1998, he lost this seat to Satyapal of the BJP.
  • In 2011, he became part of the UPA government and served as the Union Minister of Civil Aviation in Manmohan Singh‘s government.
  • He lost the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Muzaffarnagar constituency.
  • From 1990 to 2000, Ajit Singh fought for many rights of farmers. He considered Baba Mahendra Singh Tikait as a Messiah of farmers, and he started following in his footsteps.

    Chaudhary Ajit Singh with Mahendra Singh Tikait

    Chaudhary Ajit Singh with Mahendra Singh Tikait

  • On 20 April 2021, he was tested positive for the COVID-19 following which he was admitted to a private hospital in Gurugram. On 6 May 2021, his son, Jayant Chaudhary took to social media to announce the demise of Ajit Singh.

    Jayant Singh Chaudhary tweeted on the death of Chaudhary Ajit Singh

    Jayant Singh Chaudhary tweeted on the death of Chaudhary Ajit Singh

  • Later, many prominent people including Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed their condolences on the demise of Chaudhary Ajit Singh.

    Narendra Modi tweeted on the death of Chaudhary Ajit Singh

    Narendra Modi tweeted on the death of Chaudhary Ajit Singh

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