Dec. 01, 2010
Punjab Cong MLA Sukhpal Khaira, 45, s/o S. Sukhjinder Singh, Ex-Education Minister, Punjab, became MLA from Bholath, District Kapurthala, Punjab in 2007 after two attemps in 2002 and 1997. His father S. Sukhjinder Singh remained Education Minister twice in Punjab and MLA three times. Being a senior Akali leader he held the post of General Secretary and Senior Vice President of the Shiromani Akali Dal.
He got I.C.S.E. from Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, H.P and graduated from Punjab University, Chandigarh.
- He is President, District Congress Committee Kapurthala.
- In 2006, Elected Director of Central Cooperative Bank, Kapurthala
- In 2005, Appointed President, DCC Kapurthala
- In 1999, he appointed Secretary, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.
- In 1997: He joined Youth Congress and was appointed
Vice-President of Punjab Youth Congress.
- In 1994, he elected as Member Panchayat of V. Ramgarh, Distt. Kapurthala.
He traveled USA, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Mauritius. He is a golfer and Member of the Chandigarh Golf Club and Jalandhar Gymkhana Club.
He is very active and play a memmber of opposition party. He does not like politicians who lie. Lying, according to him, is a Very Bad Thing and suggest them to resign.
He almost fought and secured cancellation of 30 false cases registered against Congress workers of Bholath Constituency, according to his NRI friends in US.