Sunil Jakhar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More
Sunil Jakhar was born on 9th February 1954 in Abohar, Punjab, India. He is an Indian Politician who has been a part of Punjab politics for over a decade now.
Sunil Jakhar Complete Bio & Career
Sunil Jakhar, a Member of the Legislative Assembly, has been an inseparable part of the Abohar Constituency, Punjab from the year 2002. Contributing to the continuous improvement and progressiveness of the region, the MLA has become a face of the Abohar area in Punjab.
He has been getting re-elected from the Abohar region since 2002 and was an active MLA till 2017 after being defeated in the 2017 assembly elections from that constituency. He has his residence in Panjkosi in the Abohar region of Punjab.
He was nominated by Congress for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency in by-poll elections in 2017 and he won it by a margin of nearly 2 lakhs and is now an elected MP. This victory came at just the right time for Jhakar as he lost his MLA constituency in 2017 general elections after creating a hattrick since 2002 even though his party came into power. He was denied a Lok Sabha seat during the 2014 general elections. However, after the death of Vinod Khanna, he got the opportunity to contest from the Gurdaspur constituency which he won by a thumping margin. He was once again fielded by Congress from the same constituency for the 2019 general elections. He was up against BJP's candidate veteran actor Sunny Deol. He had to eventually taste the defeat at the hands of Sunny Deol who win with a thumping margin.
Sunil Jakhar Family, Relatives and Other Relations
He is married to Silvia Jakhar and his father, Balram Jakhar was also a leading politician of Punjab. He has two brothers named Surender Jakhar & Sajjan Kumar Jakhar who is a former Minister of Punjab. Ajay Vir Jakhar (Chairman of Punjab Farmers) S/o. Sajjan Kumar Jakhar & Sandeep Jakhar (Political Leader) S/o. Surender Jakhar, both are his nephew.
Life's Important Dates Of Sunil Jakhar
- August 23 Balram Jakhar's Birthday (Father)
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Home Town||Panjkosi, Fazilka|
|Address||VPO - Panjkosi, Tehsil Abohar, Disst. Fazilka, Punjab|
|School||G. D. Model High School, Abohar|
|College||Govt. College, Chandigarh
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
|Qualification||B.A from Govt. College, Chandigarh in 1974
MBA from Kurukshetra University in 1977
|Debut||As an MLA - 2002|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sunil Jakhar
- He is a seasoned politician who has served as an MLA thrice before getting elected to Lok Sabha.
- He will be up against veteran actor Sunny Deol in the upcoming 2019 general elections.