Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Indian politician and a former Union Cabinet Minister
Harsimrat Kaur Badal (born 25 July 1966) is an Indian politician and a former Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Industries in the Government of India and Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Bathinda. She is a member of Shiromani Akali Dal Party. Her husband Sukhbir Singh Badal is former deputy chief minister of Punjab and the president of Shiromani Akali Dal. She resigned from the cabinet on 17 September 2020 to protest against few farmer related ordinances and legislation.
Badal was born on 25 July 1966 to Satyajit and Sukhmanjus Majithia in Delhi. She is a matriculate and holds a diploma in textile design. She married Sukhbir Singh Badal on 21 November 1991. The couple have two daughters and a son. Her brother Bikram Singh Majithia is an Akali MLA from Majitha and an ex minister in the Punjab state government led by her father-in-law Parkash Singh Badal.