Veteran BJP leader Kaptan Singh Solanki was appointed as the Governor of Haryana by President Pranab Mukhejee on 25 July 2014. Kaptan Singh Solanki will succeed Jagannath Pahadia who completed his tenure on 26 July 2014.
About Kaptan Singh Solanki
- Kaptan Singh Solanki was born on 1 July 1939 in Garhpara, Distt. Bhind (Madhya Pradesh).
- He belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party.
- He served as the member of Parliament of India representing Madhya Pradesh State in the Rajya Sabha since August 2009.
- He also served as a teacher in Banmor in Morena district from 1958-1965.
- He remained a Professor at P.G.V. College Gwalior from 1966-2000.
- From August 2009 onwards, he has been serving as the Member of Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution.
- Apart from this, in July 2010, he was elected as the Member of Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
- He was re-elected for the second term in Rajya Sabha in April 2012.
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