V.K. Singh (Former Indian Army Chief) Age, Caste, Wife, Biography & More

V.K. Singh


Real NameVijay Kumar Singh
ProfessionIndian Politician, Retired Army Personnel
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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Political Journey • Singh joined Bhartiya Janata Party in early March 2014.
• In May 2014, he won the Ghaziabad constituency in then general elections and became a Member of Parliament (Loksabha) that year.
• He was named as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region on 26th May 2014 and was also named the Union Minister of State for External Affairs that day.
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 May 1951
Age (as in 2017)66 Years
Birth PlaceBhiwani, East Punjab (now in Haryana), India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownBhiwani, East Punjab (now in Haryana), India
SchoolBirla Public School, Pilani, Rajasthan
College/ UniversityNational Defence Academy, Pune, Maharashtra
United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Educational QualificationsGraduate
DebutMilitary: In June 1970, he was commissioned into the 2nd battalion of Rajput Regiment (Kali Chindi).
Politics: After his retirement from Military in 2014, he joined Bhartiya Janata Party and became an MP of Lok Sabha from Ghaziabad constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
FamilyFather- Jagat Singh
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
CasteNot Known
AddressHouse No-1926, Bopada, Bhiwani, Haryana
HobbiesDoing Yoga, Reading
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianNarendra Modi
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeBharti Singh (m.1975- present)
V.K. Singh with his wife
ChildrenSon: None
Daughters: Mrinalini Singh
V.K. Singh daughter Mrinalini
Yogja Singh
Money Factor
SalaryINR 50,000 (Basic)
Net Worth (approx.)INR 4 Crore (as in 2014)

Retired General V.K. Singh


Some Lesser Known Facts About V.K. Singh

  • Does V.K. Singh smoke: Not Known
  • Does V.K. Singh drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Singh is a retired four-star general from the Indian Army and is now a politician.
  • During his military service, he served as the 24th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army from 2010 to 2012. He was the first commando to achieve that position.
  • While at the Indian Army, he commanded the Victor Force, part of the “Rashtriya Rifles,” and also Ambala-based II Cops.
  • Singh, while with the Indian Army, also served as the Colonel General Staff (Col GS) of 12 Infantry Division.
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