Who is George Fernandes?

Who is George Fernandes?

George Mathew Fernandes was an Indian Politician, Trade Unionist, Journalist, Agriculturist, and the Member of Rajya Sabha from Bihar. He was the defence minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Cabinet. George Fernandes was born on 3 June 1930 (age 88; at the time of death) in Mangalore, British India.

Who are George Fernandes parents?

Not Known He was born in a Mangalorean Catholic family to father John Joseph Fernandes and mother Alice Martha Fernandes and was the eldest among the six children. His mother named him George as she was a great follower of King George V, who was also born on 3 June.

When was George Fernandes elected as a minister?

Retrieved 29 January 2019. He contested the 1977 election from jail and won the Muzaffarpur constituency in Bihar by a landslide. George Fernandes became a hero of the Emergency. He was made minister when the Janata Party came to power in 1977 with Morarji Desai as Prime Minister.

Are George Fernandes and Leila Fernandes married?

George and Leila dated each other for a long time and tied the knot on 21 July 1971. They had a son named Sean Fernandes, who is an investment banker based in New York. George and Kabir got separated in the mid-1980s, and since then, he used to be seen with Jaya Jaitly.