Manmohan Singh Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Books, News, Networth, Birthday, Images and Many More

Manmohan Singh Bio: He is the first prime minister of India after Jawaharlal Nehru to rule the country for the continuous five years and to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.

Full NameDr.Manmohan singh
Born26 September 1932
Birth PlaceGah, Punjab
ParentsAmrit Kaur, Gurumukh Singh
Education M.A. (Economics), D.phill
Marital statusMarried
SpouseGursharan Kaur
Children3 Daughters
ProfessionEconomist, Beureocrat and politician
Famous For13th Prime minister of India
Political PartyIndian National Congress
Residence 3, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi
Manmohan Singh Bio

Manmohan Singh is also an India economist who served India as the prime minister for continuous ten years from 2004 to 2014. Manmohan Singh is the first nonhindhu prime minister of India. Manmohan Singh is elected as prime minister of India under Indian national congress party.

Manmohan Singh is also known as the accidental prime minister of India. Despite prime minister and economist, Singh is also famous for his writings. He is a famous author. His books are all about Policies and collateral and financial plumbing.

Also, many biography books are written on him. The Accidental Prime Minister is one of them which is written by world-famous author Sanjaya Baru. Let’s know more about Manmohan Singh bio and his political career.

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Manmohan Singh Bio, Family,

Gurmukh Singh and Amrit Kaur were blessed with a child and he is nonother than Manmohan Singh. He was born on 26th September in Gah, Punjab, British India. From childhood Manmohan was under his grand mother as he lost his mother at early age so he is so close to his grand mother.

After the Independence of India, India is divided into 3 parts and at the time of Partition Manmohan singh’s family migrated from Pakistan to Amritsar i.e in India. Then In India, he started his education where he studied at Hindu college.

After his schooling, he attended to Punjab University for Higher studies where he got his bachelor’s and master’s degree in 1952 and 1954. He is the best student at the university he used to rank first always. He also, completed his Economics Tripos at the University of Cambridge as he was a member of St John’s college in 1957.

After completing his higher education Manmohan singh returned to India and started teaching he worked as professor and taught many students for some years. Then In 1966 he associated or started working with united nations where he served on trade and development.

Then later again he sereved in the international Trade as a professor from 1969 to 1971. Shri Lalit Narayan Mishra appointed Manmohan singh as advisor of ministry of foreign trade.

He worked as professor of international trade in 1969 at the Delhi school of economics.

In the year 1972, he started working as the Chief economic advisor to the ministry of finance. Then he became the secretary in the ministry of finance in 1976.

Manmohan Singh Bio

Important Positions Held

  • 1976: Honorary Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • 1976-1980: Director of Reserve Bank of India.
  • 1976-1980: Director of Industrial Development Bank of India.
  • 1980-1982: Member of the Planning Commission.
  • 1982-1985: Governor of Reserve Bank of India.
  • 1985-1987: Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India.
  • 1987-1990: Secretary General of the South Commission, an independent economic think-tank based in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • 1990: Advisor on Economic Affairs to the Prime Minister.
  • 1991: Chairman of the University Grants Commission.

Political Career

Starting his political career, Singh firstly appointed as finance minister where he served his nation with some discipline. In 1991 India faced major financial crisis,during this peak time Manmohan and prime minister Rao took some major principles and excluded some policies and overcame the major crisis. Then Rao and Manmohan both deregulated the Indian Economy.

They eliminated Permit Raj from the Indian economy. After deregulating economy,  the Indian Investigation officials reports criticized Manmohan singh due to this reason Manmohan singh resigned his ministry but rao rejected his resignation letter.

After this Manmohan Singh elected to the upper house Rajya sabha . He was re-elected for Rajya Sabha two to three times. In 1999, he contested for the Lok Sabha from South Delhi but was unable to win the seat.

Then INC he became the accidental prime minister where Sonia Gandhi made him as prime minister without a single win.He took the oath as the Prime Minister of India on 22 May 2004.

Then he ruled india continuously for 10 years. He made any policies he successfully controlled all the prolems of nation.

Awards achieved by Manmohan singh. Manmohan singh bio

Year     Name of Award or Honour      

2014    Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers

2010    World Statesman Award

2005    Top 100 Influential People in the World

2005    Honorary Fellowship[110]       

2002    Outstanding Parliamentarian Award

2000    Annasaheb Chirmule Awardt

1999    H.H. Kanchi Sri Paramacharya Award for Excellence

1999    Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi

1997    Lokmanya Tilak Award

1997    Justice K.S. Hegde Foundation Award

1997    Nikkei Asia prize for Regional Growth

1996    Honorary Professorship

1995    Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Award (1994–95)

1994    Finance Minister of the Year

1994    Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Award (1994–95)

1994    Elected Distinguished Fellow of the London School of Economics

1994    Elected Honorary Fellow, Nuffield College

1994    Elected Honorary Fellow of the All India Management Association

1993    Finance Minister of the Year   

1993    Finance Minister of the Year

1987    Padma Vibhushan

1986    Elected National Fellow, National Institute of Education

1985    Elected President of the Indian Economic Association

1982    Elected Honorary Fellow, St. John’s College

1982    Elected Honorary Fellow, Indian Institute of Bankers

1976    Honorary Professorship

1957    Elected Wrenbury Scholar

1956    Adam Smith Prize

1955    Wright Prize for Distinguished Performance

1954    Uttar Chand Kapur Medal, for standing first in M.A. (Economics)

1952    University Medal for standing first in B.A. (Honors Economics)

Accidental Prime Minister Movie Details

Sanjaya Baru wrote a book named the accidental prime minister which is now made as a picture starring Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh and Akshaye Khanna acts as Baru in the film which releases on 11th January.

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The story says us the different life stages of Manmohan Singh and his political career. This movie is going to show a lot of secrets which are unraveled. Sonia Gandhi role is playing by a German actor Suzane Bernet.

Anupam kher as Manmohan singh nails the acting. The much awaited movie is going to be released on 11th January.

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