Chaudhary Prem Singh, M.L.A.

 

 

 

Office held and date of assumption of office

 

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Speaker; 2 July 2004

 

 

 

Political Party

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Indian National Congress

 

 

 

Date of Birth

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20 December 1932

 

 

 

Marital Status

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Married

 

 

 

Children

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Eight

 

 

 

Education

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Graduate

 

 

 

Career:

 

 

 

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Active in politics since 1950

 

 

 

1958, 1962

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Member, Municipal Corporation

 

 

 

1967, 1972, 1977, 1983

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Member, Metropolitan Council

 

 

 

1993, 1998, 2003

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Elected to Delhi Legislative Assembly (3 terms)

 

15 December 1998 17 June 2003 and 2nd July 2004 onwards

 

 

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Speaker, Delhi Legislative Assembly

 

Conferences/Seminars attended and visits made:

 

 

 

1973, Moscow

 

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World Peace Conference

 

 

 

 

1973, G.D.R.

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Member of the Indo-German Friendship Society Delegation

 

 

 

1999, U.K.

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48th CPA Seminar

 

 

 

            Trinidad and             Tobago

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45th CPA Conference

 

 

 

2000, London

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46th CPA Conference

 

 

 

Rio De Janeiro (Brazil)

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Third International Forum of Parliaments and Local Authorities on Tourism Policy Makers in the 21st Century

 

 

 

2001, Australia

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47th CPA Conference

 

 

 

2002, Namibia

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48th CPA Conference

 

 

 

  Hyderabad

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14th Annual CPA Seminar

 

 

 

   France, Switzerland and U.S.A.

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Study tour

 

 

 

2004, Canada

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50th CPA Conference

 

 

 

Interests/Recreations

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Social service, visiting religious places and pilgrimages, reading and kitchen gardening

 

 

 

Travels abroad

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Widely travelled

 

 

 

Additional Information:

 

 

 

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Has never lost any election since 1958; won all the elections held during the last 45 years from the same political organization and the same constituency; youngest member of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, 1958 and 1962