Chavan Rajiv Gandhi Madhu Dandavate Yashwant Sinha Manmohan Singh P. Jaswant Singh is an Indian politician who has held several BJP stalwart Bhairon Singh Shekhawat took him under his wing Manvendra Singh, is a former Member. Karni Mata, Bikaner. K likes. Karni Mata was a female Hindu warrior sage born in the Charan caste. Also known as Shri Karniji Maharaj, she is. Navigation Main page Contents Featured content Current events Random article Donate to Wikipedia Wikipedia store.
Jaswant Singh born 3 January is an Indian politician. He earlier belonged to the Bharatiya Janata Party and has held many portfolios in the national cabinet including FinanceExternal Affairs and Defence during the NDA regime to He was also the Leader of Opposition from to in the Rajya Sabha and the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India — He is known for his rigid political views.
On 29 Marchhe was expelled from the BJP after he refused to withdraw his nomination as an biography in the Barmer-Jaisalmer Lok Sabha biography against his own party candidate.
On 7 Augusthe had a fall at his home and suffered a serious head injury. He was admitted to Army's Research and Referral hospital in Delhi for treatment.
He is in a state of coma ever since. Singh was born on 3 January at village JasolBarmer districtRajasthan in a Rajput family. Singh is married to Sheetal Kanwar. They have two sons. He was an officer in the Indian Army in the s and is an alumnus of Mayo College and the National Defence Academy IndiaKhadakwasla. Though Singh entered politics in the late 60s, the first few years of his political life lacked success and recognition, till he was initiated in the Jan Sangh, by BJP stalwart Bhairon Singh Shekhawat who is considered to be Jaswant's political mentor.
He tasted success in his political career in when he was first selected for the Rajyasabha, the upper house of Indian parliament.
He served as Finance minister in the short-lived government of Atal Bihari Vajpayeewhich lasted just from 16 Mayto 1 June After Vajpayee became Prime Minister again two later, he became Minister for External Affairs of India, serving from 5 December until 1 July Responsible for foreign policyhe dealt with high tensions between India and Pakistan.
In July he became Finance Minister again, switching posts with Yashwant Sinha. He served as Finance Minister until the defeat of the Vajpayee government in May and was instrumental in defining and pushing through the market-friendly reforms of the government.
He was conferred the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for the biography On 19 Augusthe was expelled from BJP after criticism over his remarks in his book which allegedly praised the founder of Pakistan in his book Jinnah — India, Partition, Independence.
His last major position was as Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha from to He was denied a ticket by the party to contest the Lok Sabha Parliamentary Elections from the Barmer-Jaisalmer constituency in Rajasthan. He was subsequently expelled from the BJP after deciding to contest the elections as an independent candidate, and lost to his former party's candidate Col. Shri Jaswant Singh was elected from Darjeeling Seat from the year to His contribution to the hills and its people is evident for he touched the lives of so may organisations and advised the political movement with all his experience and foresight.
He was the candidate for the post of Vice president for the NDA in In the government of VajpayeeSingh was External Affairs Minister.
Later he became Minister of Finance with Yashwant Sinha. He was also the Defence Minister when George Fernandes was forced to resign after the Tehelka exposure. Singh is widely regarded for his handling of relations with the United States which were strained after the Indian nuclear tests but which ameliorated soon after culminating in the visit of U.
President Bill Clinton to India. His skill as a negotiator and diplomat during talks with the United States has been well acknowledged by his U. Singh has been frequently criticized by biography parties for escorting terrorists to KandhaharAfghanistan.
They were released by the Government of India in exchange for passengers from a hijacked Indian Airlines plane. Singh was denied a Member of Parliament ticket for Barmer by BJP for the Indian general election, over Col. Unhappy, Singh filed his nomination as an independent candidate from Barmer biography.
A controversy erupted immediately after the release of his book, in which Singh insinuated that a mole had existed in the Prime Ministerial Office during the tenure of P. Narasimha Raowho had leaked information to U. Soon after, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh challenged him to name the mole. In response, Singh sent a letter to him. The letter, Manmohan Singh said later, had no signature, and no name of any biography. Jaswant Singh then backed off, saying his views on the subject were based on a "hunch".
Controversy hovered around him again when on 17 August another book authored by him, entitled Jinnah: India-Partition-Independencewas released. In this he praised Mohammad Ali Jinnah and claimed that the centralised policy of Jawaharlal Nehru was responsible for Partition. Inhe was readmitted to BJP. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Sheetal Kanwar. For other uses, see Jaswant Singh disambiguation. The Indian Express 29 March Retrieved on 21 May Jaswant goes down fighting in Barmer".
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