Short Biography of BJP President Rajnath Singh Know 32 facts about Rajnath Singh
Name – Rajnath Singh
Born on July 10, 1951 - Bhabhaura, Chandauli district, Uttar Pradesh, India
Rajnath Singh was born in the small village of Bhabhaura in the Chandauli district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
Political Party – BJP
Father Name - Ram Badan Singh
Mother Name - Gujarati Devi
Rajnath Singh had been associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh since 1964
He received his basic education in the village and subsequently he completed his MSc Physics from Gorakhapur University UP.
He worked as a lecturer of Physics at K.B. Post-Graduate College Mirzapur, UP.
He was organizational secretary of ABVP Gorakhpur division from 1969 to 1971.
He became the RSS karyavah (General Secretary) of Mirzapur city in 1972.
He entered politics in 1974 and soon became Secretary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, Mirzaur.
In 1975, he became District President of Jana Sangh and District Coordinator of JP Movement.
In 1977, he was elected as an MLA in UP Assembly.
In 1983, he became a State Secretary of UP BJP
1984 he became a State President of BJP's Youth Wing (BJYM).
In 1986, he became National General Secretary of BJYM
He became National President of BJYM in 1988.
He was elected MLC for UP Legislative Council in 1988
He became Education Minister in 1991.
He became MP Rajya Sabha in 1994 and the Chief Whip of the BJP in Rajya Sabha.
On 25th March 1997, he became State President of UP BJP
On 22nd November 1999, he became Union Surface Transport Minister.
On 28th October 2000, he became Chief Minister of UP
He was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 28 October 2000 – 8 March 2002.
He was twice elected as MLA from Haidargarh constituency in Barabanki. In 2002, he became National General Secretary of BJP.
On 24th May 2003, he became Union Minister of Agriculture and subsequently for Food Processing.
In July 2004, he was again appointed as National General Secretary of BJP
He became the BJP national President on 31st, December 2005.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP),
11 Ashok Road,
New Delhi, India.
Contact – Residence
38, Ashoka Road,
New Delhi, India - 110 001.
Profession – Politician , Physics lecturer
December 19, 2009 –
BJP's Maharashtra unit chief Nitin Gadkari became the BJP President succeeding Rajnath Singh
January 22 , 2013
Rajnath Singh will become the BJP President succeeding Nitin Gadkari
Marital Status: Married
Spouse Name: Smt. Savitri Singh
No. of Sons: 2
No. of Daughters: 1
1977-80 and 2001-03 : Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly ( three terms)
1988-1993 : Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council
1991-1992 : Minister, Education, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
1994-99 : Elected to Rajya Sabha
1999-2000 : Union Cabinet Minister, Surface Transport, Govt. of India
2000-2002 : Chief Minister, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
2003-2004 : Union Cabinet Minsiter, Agriculture, Govt. of India
2003-08 : Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
2009 : Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
7 Oct. 2009 : Member, Committee on Ethics
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