Parkash Singh Badal . His father's name was S. Raghuraj Singh and mother's name Sardarni Sundri jee. He is an Indian politician, with major interest in the State of Punjab. He is the current Chief Minister of Punjab and former president of the Shiromani Akali Dal Badal. This is the current political party with the support of BJP which is in power in Punjab. He served his fifth term as the Chief Minister of Punjab, from 1 March, 2007 till 2012. Badal family is one of the top richest politicans in India. P.S.Badal entered politics in 1947 and was first elected to State Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) in 1957.He was re-elected to State Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) in 1969. From 1969-70 he acts as a Minister for Community Development, Panchayati Raj, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries. He has served Chief Minister of Punjab for four terms previously i.e. 1970-71, 1977-80, 1997-2002 and 2007-2012. Also, he has been a Member of Parliament and became Union Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation in the Central Government headed by Morarji Desai. He has two children, one son and one daughter. His son, Sukhbir Singh Badal, is presently Dy CM of Punjab, President SAD and a former union minister.Sukhbir is married in a well known royal Majithia family. His daughter is married to Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon, scion of the Kairon family, who is the grandson of the legendary Pratap Singh Kairon and nephew of former Chief Minister and Governor Harcharan Singh Brar.
He is patron of his party "SAD" has maintained super terms with the BJP and as a result both together bring back their government in Punjab on 6th March 2012 by defeating Congress which was in Power at the Center.
On 14th March he has made a history by taking oath as Punjab Chief Minister for 5th time.
He is running his government successfully but results in Lok Sabha elections in 2014 has send a sign of caution for his government as Akali dal has lost a major vote share but still manage to maintained the number of MP's in Lok Sabha. Akali Dal got 4, BJP got 2 , Congress got only 3 and new Party Aam Aadmi got 4 out of total 13 seats in Punjab. Both the main stream parties lost thieir vote share to Newly formed Aam Aadmi Party. Mr. PS Badal is on his guards as he is a seasoned politician and have the ability to access the situation in 2017 state assembly elections.