Charanjit Singh Channi Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Education, Caste, Wife, Hometown, Chief minister of Punjab

Biography of Charanjit Singh Channi

Full Name Charanjit Singh Channi
birthday 1 March 1963
birth place Chamkaur Sahib, Punjab, India
oath of office of chief minister 20 September 2021
Ages 58 years
profession politician
political party Indian National Congress
assembly seat Chamkaur Sahib
the nationality Indian
current place of residence Kharar, SAS Nagar, Punjab
caste Dalit Sikh
Religion Sikh
Education B.A, L.L.B and MBA
marital status married
Amount Sheep
net worth 14 crore (approx)

Early Life of Charanjit Singh Channi

Charanjit Singh Channi was born on 1 March 1963 in a very poor family at a place called Makrona Kala, Chamkaur Sahib, Punjab. His father’s name is S Harsa Singh, and mother’s name is Ajmer Singh. His wife’s name is Kamaljeet Kaur. And they have two sons, whose names are Ridhamjit Singh, Navjit Singh.

During the childhood of Charanjit Singh Channi, the financial condition of his house was not good. His father used to run the household expenses in any way, his father also went to Malaysia to improve the financial condition of the house, after collecting some money, he came back to his house and started the business of tents. Where Channi also used to help his father. Due to this, the financial condition of their house gradually improved.

Family Charanjit Singh Channi 

father’s name S Harsa Singh
Mother’s name Ajmer Kaur
wife’s name Kamaljeet Kaur
Child’s name Two sons, Rhythmjit Singh, Navjit Singh

Charanjit Singh Channi Education


He completed his schooling from the government school in his village. After this, after passing tenth from Khalsa High Secondary School in Kharar, after graduating from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Channi joined Panjab University, Chandigarh and completed LLB from there. After this, Charanjit Singh Channi completed his MBA from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. Along with studies, he used to participate in games in his university and he used to be a very good handball player, he has also won many medals.

Charanjit Singh Channi Political Career – Chief minister of Punjab

He got politics from his Sikh home, his father used to be the sarpanch of his panchayat. Charanjit Singh Channi’s political journey started when he was first elected MLA from Chamkaur Sahib assembly constituency of Punjab in the year 2007, after which he became MLA from the same seat twice in 2012 and 2017. In total, he has been an MLA for three times.

Due to this, his credibility increased in the Punjab Congress, and he emerged as a big leader of Punjab Congress, he also became the Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Legislative Assembly in the year 2015-2016. And then in the year 2017, in the cabinet of former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, this policy was taken over by the Ministry of Education, and Industrial Training.

When Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh resigned from the post of Chief Minister in September 2021. The Congress high command, showing confidence in Charanjit Singh Channi, offered him the chief minister’s post. And then finally on 20 September 2021, Charanjit Singh Channi took oath as the 27th Chief Minister of Punjab. With this, he has become the first Chief Minister in the history of Punjab who comes from the Dalit Sikh community (Scheduled Castes).

Charanjit Singh Channi Controversy

Charanjit Singh Channi has always been associated with controversies. In the year 2018, he got into controversies for the first time, and a video of him went viral on social media, in which he was tossing a coin and deciding people for the post of lecturer. Actually at that time he used to be the minister of Punjab. In the year 2018, he also had to face action in the “MeToo” case. Later, he was accused of sending a wrong message to a woman IAS officer. However, this dispute was later resolved.

Charanjit Singh Channi Net Worth

There is no proof of his net worth, but according to an estimate, Charanjit Singh Channi’s net worth is around 14 crores.


Q. Who is Charanjit Singh Channi?

Ans : Charanjit Singh Channi is the new Chief Minister of Punjab.

Q. When was Charanjit Singh Channi born?

Ans : On March 1, 1963.

Q. Where was Charanjit Singh Channi born?

Ans : Makrona Kala, Chamkaur Sahib, Punjab

Q. What is the caste name of Charanjit Singh Channi?

Ans : Dalit Sikh

Q. When did Charanjit Singh Channi take oath as the Chief Minister?

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