Punjab Legislative Assembly

Deputy-Speaker

S. Ajaib Singh Bhatti

Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly of Punjab (India)
Constituency: 85-Malout (SC)
Legislative Party: Indian National Congress (INC)
Office Address:Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretariat, Vidhan Bhawan, Sector-1, Chandigarh-160001., Phone : 0172-2740627, Fax No : 0172-2740471, Email : bhattiajaibsingh[at]gmail[dot]com
Official Residence: Kothi No. 954, Sector: 39-A, Chandigarh-160036 (India), Phone/Fax : +91-172-2625965
Permanent Address: H. No. 36, Phase-III, Part-II, Urban Estate, Bathinda, Punjab (India), Mobile: +91-9815472729

Personal Information

Father's Name
: Sardar Arjan Singh
Mother's Name
: Smt. Sant Kaur
Date of Birth
: 28th March, 1951.
Place of Birth
: Village Bilaspur, District Moga, Punjab
Marital Status
: Married
Spouse's Name
: Smt. Manjit Kaur
Children
: Two sons & one daughter.
Educational Qualification
: M.A., B.Ed.
Profession
: Availed Voluntary Retirement Scheme from Government of Punjab as PCS. Served the State of Punjab as Teacher, then Block Development and Panchayat Officer, Sub Divisional Magistrate for long time, Additional Chief Administrator, Punjab Urban Development Authority and Additional Deputy Commissioner for seven years, District Transport Officer and Additional Secretary (Education) and remained posted at various stations in the State. Also Attended many Conferences as Civil Servant.

Political career

Debut in Politics: Contested the Punjab Legislative Assembly Elections for the first time in the Year 2007 and won.

Assignments in Party: General Secretary, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.

Membership of Punjab Legislative Assembly: Elected to the Punjab Legislative Assembly from Nathana in 2007 with a margin of 6650 votes and again in 2012 from Bhucho Mandi with a margin of 1288 votes. Elected to Punjab Legislative Assembly from Malout constituency for third time in 2017 by margin of 4989 votes.

Positions held as an MLA

Remained Chairman/member of the following Committees of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha:-

Chairman of Committee on Subordinate Legislation;

Chairman of Committee on Papers Laid/To be Laid on the Table of the House;

Member of Questions and References Committee;

Member of Committee on Estimates;

Member of Committee on Public Undertakings;

Member of Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes;

Member of Committee on Public Accounts;

Member of Committee on Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institution;

Member of the House Committee and now as its Chairman;

Present Assignment: Elected as Deputy Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly on 16.06.2017 unanimously and till now serving as such.

Hobbies & Areas of Interest: Social services, welfare of poor and down-trodden people, providing education and health services to the needy, making efforts for providing potable water for the villagers; providing housing facilities for homeless; reading, travelling & sports activities.

Sports: Athletics and Kabbadi

Travels: Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, UK, USA, Canada and Dubai.