Bhagwant Mann

Chief Minister, Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party

Biography of Bhagwant Singh Mann

Name- Bhagwant Singh Mann

Mother's Name- Smt. Harpal Kaur

Father's Name- Shri Mahinder Singh

Education- 12th Pass

Date of Birth/Age- 17 October 1973 (51)

Place of Birth- Satoj, Sangrur, Punjab

Occupation/Profession- Social Worker, Politician

Political Party- Aam Aadmi Party

Designation- Chief Minister of Punjab

Spouse Name- First wife: Inderpreet Kaur and second wife: Gurpreet Kaur

Children's name- Dilshan Mann and Seerat Kaur

Caste and Religion- Jatt, Sikh

Bhagwant Singh Mann, nicknamed Jugnu, is the Chief Minister of Punjab and a prominent figure in the Aam Aadmi Party. Before his political career, he gained fame as a Punjabi comedian on The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. Having served twice as a Lok Sabha MP and once as an MLA, Mann has a notable political journey. In the 1990s, he partnered with Jagtar Jaggi and became well-known through various programs while being associated with the Creative Music Company since 1992.

Bhagwant Mann's Primary Education

Starting his education at the government school in Cheema village, Bhagwant Mann pursued his studies until the first year of commerce at Shaheed Udham Singh College, Sunam. Transitioning to a different path, he ventured into the world of comedy and the film industry, where he gained fame as a prominent Punjabi comedian.

Married life of Bhagwant Mann

Bhagwant Mann has been married twice. His first marriage was with Inderpreet Kaur, and they got divorced in 2015. They have two children, a son and a daughter, and currently, Inderpreet Kaur lives with them in America. In 2022, Bhagwant Mann got married for the second time to Gurpreet Kaur, making him the first Chief Minister of Punjab to marry while in office.

Bhagwant Mann's Film Journey

Bhagwant Mann began his journey in movies with 'Kachehri' in 1994. Throughout his film career, he acted in 11 films, released 4 music albums, and created 24 comedy albums. He gained fame for his hilarious comedy style.

List of Films

1994- Kachehri

1994- Tabaahi

1995- Nain Preeto De

1996- Sukha

1998- Main Maa Punjab Di

2001- Sikandera

2007- Apne

2010- Ekam – Son of Soil

2010- Sukhmani – Hope for Life

2011- Hero Hitler in Love

2014- Moga to Melbourne Via Chandigarh

2014- Police in Pollywood

2015- 22g Tussi Ghaint Ho

List of Comedy Albums

1992- Gobhi Diye Kachiye Vaparanay

1993- Kulfi Garma Garam

1994- Koko De Bachhe, Mummy Daddy Murdabaad

1994- Bol Madaari Bol

1994- Mithiya Mircha

1995- Jaagde Raho

1995- Dhakka Start

1995- Panj Duni Veeh

1996- Kursi Rani

1997- Rukawat Ke Liye Khed Hai

1997- Khariya Khariya

1998- Gustakhi Maaf

1999- Lallu Kare Kawaliya

2000- Sadi Billi Sanu Miaun

2000- Bhagwant Mann 420

2001- Bhagwant Mann Non-Stop

2001- Bhagwant Mann Hazir Ho

2002- Bhagwant Mann Full Speed

2003- Sawdhan! Age Bhagwant Mann

2004- Kee Main Jhooth Boliya

2005- Bhagwant Mann Most Wanted

2007- Haas-Haas Ke

2009- Just Laugh Baki Maaf

2013- Kulfi Garma Garam 2

List of Music Albums

2000- Jattan Da Munda Gaun Lagia

2001- Dam Lai Lo

2010- Aawaaz – The Voice

2011- Rangle Punjab Nu Bachayin

Political Career of Bhagwant Mann

Bhagwant Singh Mann, originally a renowned comedian and actor in Punjabi films, ventured into politics in 2011 with Punjab People's Party and later joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). He won the MP seat from Sangrur constituency in the 16th and 17th Lok Sabha elections. In 2017, Mann contested the assembly elections from Jalalabad but lost. However, he secured victory in the 2022 assembly elections from Dhuri.

Initially unsuccessful in the 2012 Lehra assembly elections with Punjab People's Party, Mann later joined AAP. He triumphed in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Sangrur with a significant margin. In 2019, he retained the seat with a victory margin exceeding one lakh votes. Mann briefly served as the president of AAP's Punjab unit in 2017 but resigned following Arvind Kejriwal's apology in a defamation case against Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia. In the 2022 Punjab Assembly Elections, AAP secured 92 out of 117 seats, making Bhagwant Mann the Chief Minister of Punjab, a position he currently holds as the 17th Chief Minister of the state.

Political History of Bhagwant Mann

2011- Bhagwant Mann joined the People’s Party of Punjab, marking his entry into politics.

2014- He left the Punjab People’s Party, joined the Aam Aadmi Party, and later won the Sangrur Lok Sabha seat as its candidate.

2012- Despite the contesting from the Lehragaga in the Punjab Assembly elections, Mann did not secure a victory.

2014- Bhagwant Mann not only became an Aam Aadmi Party member but also took on multiple roles in Lok Sabha committees.

2019- He successfully retained his MP status by winning again from the Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency.

2022- He is declared the Chief Ministerial candidate, Bhagwant Mann triumphed in the Dhuri Assembly seat, leading the Aam Aadmi Party to a significant victory.

2022- On March 16, 2022, Bhagwant Mann was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Punjab and currently holds the position.

Bhagwant Mann as Chief Minister

Bhagwant Singh Mann became the Chief Minister of Punjab on March 16, 2022. He made history by being the first to end VIP privileges, removing police security from 122 former MLAs and ministers. In his initial cabinet meeting, he filled 25,000 vacant positions and made 35,000 contract employees permanent. Mann also took significant actions in education, agriculture, transport, electricity, and health, benefiting the public.

Achievements of Bhagwant Mann

Shaheed Udham Singh Government College, Sunam, Patiala, two gold medals for Punjab University, runs 'Lok Lahar Foundation' for physically challenged children due to groundwater pollution in the border areas of Punjab. Apart from this, he has been honoured with many awards in the field of comedy.

Bhagwant Mann's Assets

According to the election affidavit of the year 2022 assembly, his total assets are Rs 1.97 crore; In which he has net assets of Rs 1.67 crore and debt of Rs 30.36 lakh. There has been an increase in his wealth as compared to 2019.