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Rajinder Kaur Bhattal

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Rajinder Kaur Bhattal


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About Rajinder Kaur Bhattal


Rajinder Kaur Bhattal was the Chief Minister of Punjab from January 21, 1996 to February 12, 1997. Rajinder was the First Woman Chief Minister of Punjab. She belongs to a family of martyrs who have given their life for the love of the land. She is the daughter of Sardar Hira Singh Bhattal who was more commonly known as \"Babaji\" and he fought the battle of freedom of India and was shoulder to shoulder with Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was always awed by the fast and agile way of Babaji\s working. Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has been steering the congress bandwagon as a minister in various portfolios and has been an untiring and loyal worker of the All India Congress Party. The Congress lost the 1997 Assembly elections in Punjab, but swept back into power 5 years later. Rajinder maintained a strong rivaly with Captain Amarinder Singh, but it was Singh who got

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