Vijay Inder Singla Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Vijay Inder Singla

Vijay Inder Singla is an Indian politician and a veteran member of the Indian National Congress (INC). He served as the Member of Parliament from the Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency in Punjab from 2009 to 2014. Singla is also a former member of the Punjab Legislative Assembly.


Vijay Inder Singla was born on Wednesday, 1 December 1971 (age 51 years; as of 2022) in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He did his schooling till 10th standard at Yadvindra Public School in Patiala. In 1989, he graduated 12th standard from Multani Mal Modi College in Patiala, Punjab. Vijay pursued a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science at B.M.S. College of Engineering in Bangalore.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper

Eye Colour: Brown

Vijay Inder Singla at a blood donation camp in Bhawanigarh, Punjab


Parents & Siblings

His father, Sant Ram Singla, was an Indian politician who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Law from Delhi University. Later, he pursued a Master of Arts in Public Administration at DU. He was elected to the Lok Sabha as a member of the Indian National Congress. On 9 April 2005, S.R. Singla died at the age of 70.

A picture of Vijay Inder Singla's father, Shri Sant Ram Singla

A picture of Vijay Inder Singla’s father, Shri Sant Ram Singla

Vijay Inder’s mother’s name is Usha Singla. Singla has two sisters.

Vijay Inder Singla with his mother and sisters

Vijay Inder Singla with his mother and sisters

Wife & Children

On 26 November 1995, he got married to Deepa Singla. They have a son named Mohil Singla and a daughter named Gouri Singla.

Vijay Inder Singla with his wife and children

Vijay Inder Singla with his wife and children


Singla Niwas, Haripura Road, Sangrur, Punjab (148001)


Vijay Inder Singla's signature

Vijay Inder Singla’s signature


Vijay Inder Singla joined the Indian National Congress (INC) in 2002. In 2006, he was appointed as the President of the Punjab Youth Congress.

Logo of Indian National Congress

Logo of Indian National Congress

Member of Parliament

In 2009, he contested the General elections from the Sangrur constituency on a ticket from the Indian National Congress and was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha after defeating Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa of the Shiromani Akali Dal by 40,000 votes. In 2014, he lost the 16th Lok Sabha elections from the Sangrur constituency and was succeeded by Bhagwant Mann, who defeated him with a hefty margin of 3,51,827 votes.

State Politics

In 2017, he contested and won the 15th Punjab Legislative Assembly elections from the Sangrur constituency on a ticket from the Indian National Congress after defeating Dinesh Bansal of AAP by 30,812 votes. In 2022, he lost the 16th Punjab Legislative Assembly elections to Narinder Kaur Bharaj of the Aam Admi Party by a margin of 36,430 votes.

Other Posts

After his father’s demise in 2005, Vijay Inder Singla was appointed Chairman of the Punjab Energy Development Authority (PEDA). Vijay Inder Singla is a member of the Indian Council of World Affairs, National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Institute & Governing Body of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (Chandigarh), Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, Patiala (Punjab), and Chairman of Regional Consultative Committee on Food Corporation of India (Punjab). Singla along with his wife, Deepa, manages Accent Alloys Pvt. Ltd. Although Accent Alloys was registered in 2009, Singla says the company has never transacted any business. Real Gas and Chemicals Pvt. Ltd, which is a family-managed business that runs an ammonia gas bottling plant. From 2005 and 2006, he was a director on the board of Punjab Genco Ltd, which is a Punjab government-owned power generation company. [1]Mint


Violating Covid-19 norms

In 2022, the Sangrur police filed two charge sheets against Vijay Inder Singla in two cases registered. On 12 February 2022, the first case was registered under Section 188 of the IPC and Section 51 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, at Sangrur police station. According to the FIR filed against Vijay Inder Singla, the flying squad team in charge of Rajinder Kumar had found Singla conducting a political rally consisting of 70-80 people in violation of norms. On 13 February, another case was registered under section 188 of the IPC, section 51 of the Disaster Management Act 2005. [2]The Tribune In an interview, Singla talked about this and said,

I never knew about these cases registered for code violation against me though it has been six months since AAP has formed. However, I have full faith in the judiciary and would abide by the court orders.”

Assets & Properties

Movable Assets

  • Cash: Rs. 5,59,963
  • Bank Deposits: Rs. 57,14,083
  • Bonds & Company Shares: Rs. 3,355
  • NSS/Postal Savings: Rs. 7,15,332
  • LIC/Other Insurance Policies: Rs. 17,82,362
  • Personal Loans: Rs. 3,14,63,047

Immovable Assets

  • Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 1,15,60,000
  • Commercial Buildings: Rs. 1,00,00,000
  • Residential Buildings: Rs. 3,45,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2022. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor). [3]MyNeta

Net Worth

Vijay Inder Singla’s net worth for the year 2022 was estimated to be Rs. 7 crores. [4]MyNeta It excludes the net worth of his wife and dependents (minors).


  • Singla is an avid reader who is also fond of debates.
  • During his school days, he actively participated in horse riding.
  • He is the national spokesperson of the All India Congress Committee.
  • In November 2013, he represented India at the 64th session of the UN General Assembly in New York City and spoke on the Palestine refugee issues.
  • In 2022, AAP-lead Punjab Police withdrew 127 personnel and nine vehicles from the security cover of eight politicians including Vijay Inder Singla, Rajinder Kaur Bhattal (former Chief Minister of Punjab), Om Prakash Sohni (former Deputy Minister of Punjab), and Harsimrat Kaur Badal (former Union Cabinet Minister). A total of 18 private policemen and one vehicle were withdrawn from Singla. [5]The Times of India
  • Vijay Inder Singla has carried out major development projects that have changed the outlook of many backward regions of Punjab.


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