Bhagwant Mann Marriage: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann got married to Dr Gurpreet Kaur on July 7, Thursday. The CM had separated from his first wife six years ago and now, his second marriage took place in Chandigarh in the presence of close family and friends. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal also attended the wedding ceremony.
Talking about Bhagwant Mann's first wife Inderpreet Kaur, she along with two children live in America. Both his children had come to India to attend Mann's swearing-in ceremony.
Who is Dr Gurpreet Kaur?
While not many details are out there about Dr Gurpreet Kaur, CM Bhagwant Mann's second wife, it is said that the duo is family friends. She is said to be a doctor and was born in 1993. However, some reports claim that she is 32. Reportedly, she hails from Pehowa town in Kurushetra district and studied MBBS in Ambala. She also worked at a hospital there. According to an India Today report, Dr Gurpreet Kaur's family moved to Mohali six months ago. She has two older sisters who live in USA and Australia. Kaur's father, Inderjit Singh, is a farmer and her mother Mata Raj Kaur is a homemaker.
Gurpreet and Bhagwant Mann know each other for a long time and Kaur has often visited his house in the past. Reportedly, Dr Gurpreet Kaur has been chosen by Mann's mother and sister who wanted him to get married again. Reports also claim that she helped Mann during his campaign for the Punjab assembly elections.
Bhagwant Mann Life and Career
Bhagwant Singh Mann is a comedian turned politician. He was an actor before he joined politics and now, leads the cabinet ministry of Punjab. He was chosen as the AAP candidate for Punjab CM in January 2022. Earlier, he had served two terms as a Member of Parliament from Lok Sabha representing Sangrur constituency, Punjab.
Before joining politics, he used to make comedy routines on issues related to business, sports and politics. He had done many International shows as well before participating in the Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2008.