Name : Dr. Manmohan Singh
14th Prime Minister of India
Date of birth : 26 September 1932
Place of birth : Gah, West Punjab (now in Pakistan)
Spouse : Gursharan Kaur
Political party : Indian National Congress
Dr.Manmohan Singh is the fourteenth Prime Minister of India. He was born on 26 September 1932, Gah, West Punjab (now in Pakistan). He is the first Sikh Indian prime minister, Singh was sworn in on May 22, 2004. Manmohan Singh is considered one of the most qualified and influential figures in India's recent history, mainly because of the economic reforms he had initiated in 1991 when he was Finance Minister under Prime Minister Narasimha Rao.
His economics education included an undergraduate (1952) and a master's degree (1954) from Punjab University; an undergraduate degree (1957) from Cambridge university (St. John's College); and a doctorate (1962) from Oxford university (Nuffield College).
He was awarded the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award in 2002. The University of Oxford awarded him an honorary Doctor of Civil Law degree in June 2005, and in October 2006, the University of Cambridge followed with the same honour. Singh married Gursharan Kaur in 1958, and they have three daughters.
He was also a member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam since 1991 and the upper house leader of the opposition from 1998 - 2004 when India was governed by Bharatiya Janata Party.
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