Manmohan Singh

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Manmohan Singh

Birthday 26 September 1932 (Monday)
Birth Place Gah , Chakwal , Punjab
Country
Age (in 2021)88 years 7 months 22 days Old
Birth Sign Libra
Height in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 8" ins
Weight in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 160.94 lbs
Religion/Caste

Manmohan Singh is an Indian Prime Minister, Politician, Economist & Civil Servant.

Other Professions: Civil Servant Economist Politician

Manmohan Singh Biography, Relationship & Career

Manmohan Singh has finished his degree and postgraduate studies at the University of Punjab. He moved to Cambridge University later. He then got D. Phil from the University of Oxford. His book, India’s export trends and prospects for self-safe growth, is believed to be India’s first and most crucial trade policy criticism. Dr. Singh gained considerable fame as an economics instructor.

In 1971 there was Dr. Singh was appointed an economic advisor to the Indian Ministry of Trade and Industry. Immediately then, in 1972, he was appointed Chief Economic Adviser to the Minister of Finance. In the following years, he had been the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Committee, the Governor of the Reserve Bank, the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisor, and the Chairman of the University Grant Commission. So the most economic turning point in India’s economic history happened in the period between 1991 and 1996 when he became India’s Finance Minister.

In this position, he worked consistently for five decades, even while in 1990 he became the financial adviser of the Prime Minister. At this time, Dr. Manmohan Singh wasn’t a member of the Rajya Sabha or even the Lok Sabha.

He took power, he completely stopped the’ License Raj’ scheme, under which any change in any company would be obtained for the approval of the authorities. Some private companies benefited enormously from this sort of scheme, freeing them from the nation’s economic benefits. He had been chosen as a member of Rajya Sabha in 1998 and became the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Too from 1998 until 2004.

Following the 2004 general election success, UPA won, Congress President Sonia Gandhi announced Manmohan Singh India’s next Prime Minister. Manmohan Singh wasn’t actually a Lok Sabha member, few Indians likely understood. He often utilized to keep his political picture clean, he never included in any low politics, which each Indian heartfeltly picked him. He took office oath for a PM and assumed office on On 22 May 2004.

Following his successful completion of tenure as a PM, again throughout the 2009 elections of Lok Sabha, the Indian National Congress strengthened the United Progressive Alliance and Singh returned to the post of Prime Minister again in 2009 and assumed the office of PM.

He had been born to Amrit Kaur and Gurmukh Singh. He’s married to Gursharan Kaur and the couple is blessed with three brothers named Amrit, Daman, and Uprinder Singh.

Body Measurements of Manmohan Singh

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Color Fair
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Grey

Personal Info of Manmohan Singh

Home Town Gah, Punjab, British India
Address Gah, Punjab, British India
Religion/Caste
School Delhi School of Economics
College University of Delhi
Qualification Graduation
Marital status Married
Hobbies Travelling, Reading

Favourite things of Manmohan Singh

Favorite color Black, White
Favorite food Nutritional Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Manmohan Singh

  • Manmohan Singh was the first Sikh Prime Minister of India.
  • He stopped his prestigious job in the United Nations and combined Delhi School of Economics and served as a professor .
  • His speeches were written in Urdu as he could not read Hindi.
  • In his youth, he used to study under Kerosene Lit Lamps.
  • He had been instrumental in bailing out India's economy during the 1991 economic crisis.
  • In his career, he received numerous awards such as Padma Vibhusan in the Government of India.
  • In 1971 he was appointed an economic advisor to the Indian Ministry of Trade and Industry.
  • In 1985, during Rajiv Gandhi's tenure, Manmohan Singh was appointed vice president of the planning committee.
  • He served as the Finance Minister at P. V. Narasimha Rao's cabinet in 1990.
  • In 2002, the Indian Parliamentary Group given him the Parliamentary Award.
  • He took office oath for a PM and assumed office on On 22 May 2004.
  • He had been chosen as prestigious Fellows from the London School of Economics in 1994.
  • As a Finance minister, he completely stopped the ' License Raj ' scheme.
  • Postage Stamp was launched in 2006 in Uzbekistan to honor Manmohan Singh.

Manmohan Singh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

88 years 7 months 22 days old age Manmohan Singh will turn 89 years on 26 September 2021 ( Sunday ).