Balram Das Tandon Biography
Balram Das Tandon was an Indian politician and the Governor of Chhattisgarh. He was born on 1 November 1927 and died on 14 August 2018 at the age of 91 due to cardiac arrest in Raipur.
Balram Das Tandon Political Career
Tandon started his political career as Corporator of Amritsar Municipal Corporation in 1953.
He has Done graduation from Punjab University,Lahore.
Tandon was a founding member of the Jan Sangh in 1951, and served as secretary of Punjab Jan Sangh from 1951 to 1957.
He was elected to Punjab Legislative Assembly from Amritsar in year 1960,1962,1967,1969, and 1977, and from Rajpura in 1997.
He was imprisoned in 1975 during the Emergency Period for 19 months.
He worked as the president of the Punjab BJP from 1995-97.
On 14 July 2014 he was appointed as the Governor of Chhattisgarh.
Balram Das Tandon Family Life
His Wife name is Brijpal Tandon, who was also an activist in the freedom movement.
Balram Das Tandon got married in year 1958.
has two daughters, Alka Kawatra & Poonam Batra who live in New Delhi and one son, Sanjay Tandon, who is also part of the political field for BJP, in Chandigarh.