Rajinder Kaur Bulara

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Rajinder Kaur Bulara (born 1946) is a politician of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann) group and was a member of the 9th Lok Sabha.

Early life[edit]

Rajinder Kaur was born at Raja Jung, Lahore district of undivided India on 10 June 1946 to Sardar Harsa Singh Sandhu and his wife. She attended the Dev Samaj College for Women at Firozpur and holds bachelor's degrees in Arts and Education.[1]

Career[edit]

Kaur participated in the relief work following the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. She was the official candidate of Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann) from Ludhiana during the 1989 Indian general election.[1] She defeated Gurcharan Singh Galib of the Indian National Congress by a margin of 1,33,729 votes and was elected to the 9th Lok Sabha.[2] As a Member of Parliament, she was a member of the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Industry.[1] She contested the 2002 Punjab Legislative Assembly election from Ludhiana West but could secure only 3.30% of the total votes polled.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Rajinder married Sardar Rajinder Pal Singh Gill on 17 November 1967.[1] A professor of the Punjab Agricultural University, he was killed in a fake police encounter for allegedly being a militant.[4] She has two children from him.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Members Bioprofile: Bulara, Shrimati Rajinder Kaur". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 1989 to the Ninth Lok Sabha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 324. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 2002 to the Legislative Assembly of Punjab" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 147. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  4. ^ Singh, Jupinderjit (8 December 2015). "Pinky's confessions may help provide justice to Bulara family". The Tribune. Retrieved 27 November 2017.