Shamsher Singh Surjewala is confirmed dead at the age of 87.
Shamsher was best known as a Indian politician.
RT @RahulGandhi: In the passing of Shri Shamsher Singh Surjewala, we have lost a popular & respected Congressman who worked tireless…
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @bsmajithia: Visited the residence of Shri @rssurjewala in Nirwana (Kaithal) to condole the death of his father, an eminent poli…
RT @bsmajithia: Visited the residence of Shri @rssurjewala in Nirwana (Kaithal) to condole the death of his father, an eminent poli…
RT @bsmajithia: Visited the residence of Shri @rssurjewala in Nirwana (Kaithal) to condole the death of his father, an eminent poli…
RT @bsmajithia: Visited the residence of Shri @rssurjewala in Nirwana (Kaithal) to condole the death of his father, an eminent poli…
RT @RahulGandhi: In the passing of Shri Shamsher Singh Surjewala, we have lost a popular & respected Congressman who worked tireless…
RT @RahulGandhi: In the passing of Shri Shamsher Singh Surjewala, we have lost a popular & respected Congressman who worked tireless…
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @NPatnaikOdisha: My deepest condolences on the demise of former Minister and senior Congress leader Shri Shamsher Singh Surjewala, w…
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @Zebaism: Former Haryana Congress President Shamsher Singh Surjewala passed away today. He’s @rssurjewala ‘s father and a s…
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
RT @JaiveerShergill: Paid my last respects to Sh Shamsher Singh Surjewala at Narwana, Haryana, brave soldier of @INCIndia
Shamsher Singh Surjewala
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
1992–1998
ConstituencyHaryana
Haryana Legislative Assembly
In office
1967–1972
ConstituencyNarwana
In office
1977–1987
ConstituencyNarwana
In office
1991–1992
ConstituencyNarwana
In office
2005–2009
ConstituencyKaithal
Personal details
Born(1932-03-24)24 March 1932
Died20 January 2020(2020-01-20) (aged 87)
Political partyIndian National Congress
RelativesRandeep Singh Surjewala (son)
Shamsher Singh Surjewala (24 March 1932 – 20 January 2020) was an Indian lawyer and politician from Haryana belonging to Indian National Congress. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha and Haryana Legislative Assembly. He also served as the president of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, minister of the Government of Haryana and the leader of the opposition in the Haryana Legislative Assembly. He was the father of Randeep Singh Surjewala.
Biography
Surjewala was born on 24 March 1932. He was involved in politics during his student life. He was expelled from Yadavindra State High School by the ruler of Sangrur as he espoused the agenda of Indian National Congress.
Surjewala started law practice in 1957. He was elected as the managing director of the Central Bank of Sangrur and chairman of the panchayat samiti of Kalayat in Kaithal.
Surjewala was elected as a member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly in 1967, 1977, 1982 and 1991 from Narwana. In 1992 he was elected as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Haryana. Later, he was elected as a member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly from Kaithal in 2005. He served four times as a minister of the Government of Haryana. He also served as the leader of the opposition in the Haryana Legislative Assembly.
Surjewala worked for the rights of the farmers. He was the president of the Haryana Krishak Samaj and All India Kisan Congress. He also served as the president of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee.
Surjewala died on 20 January 2020 at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, New Delhi at the age of 87.
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