Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seems to have become eight years older over the past six years.

In his affidavit filed along with nomination papers as a Rajya Sabha candidate from Assam on Wednesday, the Prime Minister has stated that he is aged 82. However, in his affidavit as a Rajya Sabha candidate filed in 2007, Dr. Singh mentioned his age to be 74.

His date of birth is stated to be September 26, 1932 on the official website of Prime Minister (pmindia.nic.in) and on the website as a member of Rajya Sabha. Going by this date of birth, the Prime Minister is aged about 80 years 7 months 15 days.

The website pmindia.nic.in “Personal Profile” of Dr. Singh states: “Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was born on September 26, 1932, in a village in the Punjab province of undivided India.”