Gurnam Singh

Gurnam Singh

Gurnam Singh

Date of Birth : 22 February 1899
Date of Death : 31 May 1973

Mini Biography :

Justice Gurnam Singh (22 February 1899 – 31 May 1973, Delhi) was an Indian politician and the Chief Minister of Punjab from March 8, 1967 to November 25, 1967, and again between February 17, 1969 to March 27, 1970. Justice Gurnam Singh was a Grewal Jat Sikh. He was the first Shiromani Akali Dal Chief minister of Punjab. His ministry fell due to defection of Lachhman Singh Gill, who became the next Chief Minister with the support of the Indian National Congress. He died in an air crash in Delhi on 31 May 1973.

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