|17th Prime Minister of India|
22 May 2004
|Preceded by||Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|Born||26 September 1932
Gah, West Punjab, British India
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
Manmohan Singh (born 26 September 1932) is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India. A famous economist, he is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term, and the first Sikh to hold the office.
Singh was born on 26 September 1932 in Gah, Punjab, British India, into a Sikh family. He studied at Panjab University, Chandigarh, at St John's College, Cambridge, and at Nuffield College, Oxford. Singh has been married to Gursharan Kaur since 1958. They had three children.
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- "Detailed Profile: Dr. Manmohan Singh". http://india.gov.in/govt/rajyasabhampbiodata.php?mpcode=2. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
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