Jarnail Singh

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Indian journalist and politician belonging to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). 


  • He was a member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly, representing the Rajouri Garden constituency until 6 January 2017, when he resigned as MLA to compete for the AAP for Chief Minister against sitting CM Parkash Singh Badal.
  • Jarnail Singh obtained a diploma in journalism from the YMCA Institute for Media Studies and Information Technology.
  • He started his career as a reporter for sandhya times.
  • He then worked as a correspondent with the Hindi-language daily Dainik Jagran for over a decade.
  • Singh gained media attention when he threw a shoe at India’s Home Minister P. Chidambaram during a press conference on 7 April 2009. Singh was upset that the minister’s party, the Indian National Congress, had given poll tickets to leaders who had been accused of instigating the 1984 anti-Sikh program.
  • He is also famously known as – ending political career of Sajjan kumar and Jagdeesh tytler main preparators of 1984



Jarnail Singh’s Shoe that nearly avenged November 1984


Jarnail Singh’s Shoe writes back seeking justice for Nov 1984


Profession/Designation politics and Journalist
Location Delhi