V. P. Singh Badnore

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Vijayender Pal Singh Badnore
V P Singh Badnore.JPG
28th Governor of Punjab
Assumed office
22 August 2016 [1]
PresidentRamnath Kovind
Chief MinisterPrakash Singh Badal
Amarinder Singh
Preceded byKaptan Singh Solanki
14th Administrator of Chandigarh
Assumed office
22 August 2016
Preceded byKaptan Singh Solanki
Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)
In office
1999–2009
Preceded byRampal Upadhyay
Succeeded byC. P. Joshi
ConstituencyBhilwara
Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
In office
5 July 2010 – 4 July 2016
ConstituencyRajasthan
Personal details
Born (1948-05-12) 12 May 1948 (age 72)
Badnor, Rajputana, India
Political partyBJP
Spouse(s)
Alka Singh (m. 1978)
Children2
ResidenceBhilwara, Rajasthan (private)
Raj Bhavan, Chandigarh (official)
As of 14 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Vijayender Pal Singh Badnore (born 12 May 1948) is an Indian politician. In August 2016, he became the 28th and current Governor of Punjab. He was a member of Rajya Sabha, elected on 17 June 2010. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Najma Heptulla, Mukhi appointed Governors". Business Standard India. Business Standard. 17 August 2016.
  2. "Who is VP Singh Badnore? 5 things to know about the new Punjab governor". Hindustan Times. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2020.