11 Facts About Raninder Singh


Raninder Singh was born on 2 August 1967 and is an Indian politician from Punjab, India, and son of the former Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh.


Raninder Singh is the titular heir to the Phulkian royal dynasty of Patiala.


Raninder Singh belongs to royal house of Patiala belonging to the Phulkian dynasty, and son of Amarinder Singh and Preneet Kaur.


Raninder Singh attended Yadavindra Public School, Patiala and subsequently studied at The Doon School, Dehradun.


Raninder Singh started his political career in late 1990s, by assisting during the election campaigns of his father and mother Preneet Kaur, an Indian National Congress MP from the Patiala Lok Sabha constituency, three times, 1999,2004 and 2009.


Raninder Singh unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha elections against Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in 2009 general elections, from Bathinda, in a high-profile run up to the elections.


Raninder Singh lost 2012 Punjab Assembly elections in 2012 from Samana constituency.

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Raninder Singh was appointed as the President of the National Rifle Association of India in December 2009.


Raninder Singh won from his nearest rival Shyam Singh Yadav by a landslide majority.


Raninder Singh has been an accomplished international level trap shooter himself.


Raninder Singh was elected as Vice President of International Shooting Sports Federation in November 2018.