Jagdeep Singh is an Indian politician belonging to Aam Aadmi Party. He won as an M.L.A from Hari Nagar constituency of Delhi.
About Jagdeep Singh Ji
Jagdeep Singh was born on 31 May 1971 in Ambala Cantonment, Haryana. His father’s name is Jagdish Singh. He has passed 12th standard from National Open School, Delhi in 1993 and is a licentiate. He owns an insurance business. Jagdeep Singh is married to Raminder Kaur, who is self-employed. They have a daughter Kirat Kaur and a son named Swaraj Singh. He is a Sikh by religion. His hobby is listening to music.He has three criminal cases filed against him.
Jagdeep Singh won the Hari Nagar Assembly constituency in Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2013 by polling 38,912 votes. He defeated the joint of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Shyam Sharma of the SAD by a margin of 8,876 votes. He also defeated the four-time sitting MLA from the BJP, Harsharan Singh Balli, who joined the Indian National Congress (INC) after being refused a ticket by the BJP.The middle-class and Sikh dominated Hari Nagar has low cost DDA houses as well as wealthy kothis.
Singh retained the seat in 2015 elections. He almost doubled the votes he received (65,814) and defeated his nearest rival Avtar Singh Hit of the SAD (who contested under the BJP election symbol) by a margin of 26,496. It was described as AAP’s “most monumental victory” in Sikh-dominated seats. Hit, a former president of SAD’s Delhi unit and also of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), was considered a weak contender against Singh, due to the delay in his election campaign and low connect with voters; while Singh had become popular with the Hari Nagar public.