Sadhu Singh Dharamsot is an Indian politician who served the Indian National Congress-led Punjab government five times as a member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly. During his tenure as a cabinet minister, he served as the Minister of Forests and Social Welfare. In June 2022, he came into limelight when he was arrested by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau for a scam, which he did when he was serving as a minister in the Punjab Forest Department.
Sadhu Singh Dharamsot was born on Friday, 15 January 1960.age 62 years; by 2022) in Amloh, Punjab. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. In 1989, he completed his matriculation from the Punjab School Education Board, Mohali.
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
parents and siblings
His father’s name is Sardar Shahana Ram.
wife and children
Sadhu Singh is married to Sheela Rani who does dairy farming business.
He lives at H. No. 6, Bir Amloh, Amloh.
Sadhu Singh Dharamsot entered politics in 2017 after winning the Punjab Legislative Assembly from Nabha constituency of Punjab on an Indian National Congress ticket. Soon after winning the election, he was nominated as the Minister of Forest and Social Welfare. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot served as an MLA for five times in the Punjab Legislative Assembly. However, in the 2022 Punjab Legislative Assembly elections, he was defeated by Aam Aadmi Party candidate Gurdev Singh Mann from Nabha constituency by a margin of 51,554 votes.
On 7 June 2022, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot attracted controversy when he was booked under section 120-B (conspiracy) of the IPC by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau on charges of corruption under a scam in the Forest Department. He was involved in this conspiracy when he was a cabinet minister in Captain Amarinder Singh’s ministry and head of the forest department. A few days before the arrest, Gurmanpreet Singh (District Forest Officer) and Harminder Singh Hammi (a contractor) were also detained by the police for their involvement in the scam. Sadhu Singh was accused of illegal felling of over 25,000 trees. In 2020, he was accused of the post matric scholarship scam by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau for allowing illegal scholarship money to private colleges and universities in Punjab. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot was working as Social Security Minister on Indian National Congress ticket during the post matric scholarship scam.
property / properties
- Deposits in Banks : Rs. 15,09,239
- Motor Vehicle: Rs. 1,85,000
- Agricultural land : Rs. 13,00,000
- Non agricultural land : Rs. 17,60,000
- Residential Building : Rs. 1,40,00,000
- Loans from Banks/Financial Institutions: Rs. 30,77,428
As of 2022 the net worth of Sadhu Singh Dharamsot is approximately Rs. 1.73 crores.
Facts / Trivia
- Sadhu Singh Dharamsot regularly posts pictures and videos of his political rallies and campaigns on various social media platforms. His Facebook page is followed by more than 10k people and more than 9k people follow his Instagram account.