Skipper Amarinder Singh (conceived 11 March 1942) is an Indian government official of the Indian National Congress. Leader of the imperial group of the recent State of Patiala, he was Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007. In the blink of an eye, he is the sitting President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC), Captain Amarinder Singh was likewise the Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the sixteenth Lok Sabha till late 2016, having been decided for the position after his race as a Member of Parliament from Amritsar, where he vanquished the unmistakable BJP pioneer Arun Jaitley.
Skipper Amarinder Singh was drafted into the Congress by Rajiv Gandhi, who was his companion from school and was initially chosen to the Lok Sabha in 1980. In 1984, he surrendered from Parliament and from Congress as a dissent against the Army activity amid Operation Blue Star. Consequently Captain Amarinder Singh joined the Shiromani Akali Dal was chosen to the state lawmaking body from Talwandi Sabo and turned into a priest in the state government for Agriculture, Forest, Development and Panchayats.
In 1992 he split far from the Akali Dal and framed a chip bunch named Shiromani Akali Dal (Panthic) which later converged with the Congress in 1998 (after his gathering's devastating annihilation in Vidhan Sabha race in which he himself was vanquished from his own particular voting demographic where he got just 856 votes) after Sonia Gandhi assumed control over the rule of the gathering. Skipper Amarinder Singh was vanquished by Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra from Patiala Constituency in 1998 by a whooping edge of 33251 votes. He served as the President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee on two events from 1999 to 2002 and 2010 to 2013, he additionally got to be distinctly Chief Minister of Punjab in 2002 and proceeded until 2007.
In September 2008, an exceptional board of trustees of Punjab Vidhan Sabha removed him on the include of regularities the exchange of land identified with the Amritsar Improvement Trust by the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party drove government. In 2010, the Supreme Court of India held his removal unlawful on the grounds it was exorbitant and illegal.
He was designated as director of Punjab Congress Campaign Committee in 2008. Commander Amarinder Singh is likewise a Permanent Invitee to the Congress Working Committee since 2013. He vanquished senior BJP pioneer Arun Jaitley by an edge of more than 1,02,000 votes in 2014 general races. He has been an individual from the Punjab Vidhan Sabha for five terms speaking to Patiala (Urban) thrice, Samana and Talwandi Sabo once each.
On 27 November 2015, Captain Amarinder Singh was delegated President of Punjab Congress in the keep running up to Punjab decisions slated for 2017.
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