Captain Amarinder Singh is currently the Chief Minister of Punjab. An elected Member of the Legislative Assembly from Patiala, he is also the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. He has also previously served as the Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002-2007. He also served the Indian Army’s Sikh Regiment from 1963 to 1966 and is a 1965 war-hero. In 1980, he won a seat in the Lok Sabha for the first time. He has also written books on war and Sikh history which include A Ridge Too Far, Lest We Forget, The Last Sunset: Rise and Fall of Lahore Durbar and The Sikhs in Britain: 150 years of Photographs.