Rajnath Singh Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician. He is the former president of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is currently the Defence Minister of India. He is Member of Parliament from Lucknow Constituency. He has previously served as Chief Minister of UP, Union Surface Transport Minister, Union Agriculture Minister, and Union Home Minister of India.

 

Rajnath Singh Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 10 July 1951 / 70 Years (as in 2021)
Nick Name : Rajnath
Full Name : Rajnath Singh
Birthplace / Home Town : Babhora, Chakia, Chandauli, UP, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Cancer
Religion / Caste : Hinduism / Kshatriya

 

Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height :  175 Cm
Weight : 75 Kg
Eye Color : Brown
Hair Color : Black

 

Family and Relatives :

Father : Rambadan Singh
Mother : Gujarati Devi
Marital Status : Married (1971)
Spouse / Wife : Savitri Singh
Son(s) : Pankaj Singh, Neeraj Singh
Daughter(s) : Anamika Singh

 

Education and Career :

Qualification :  Msc Physics
School : Village School
College / Universities : Gorakhpur University, Uttar Pradesh
Profession : Lecturer, Politician
Political Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Net Income / Salary : Rs 1 Lakh plus other allowances

 

Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter :  twitter.com/rajnathsingh
Facebook : facebook.com/RajnathSinghBJP
Instagram : instagram.com/rajnathsinghbjp
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajnath_Singh
Website : www.rajnathsingh.in
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : 3/206, Chipulkhand Gomti Nagar Lucknow, UP

17, Akbar Road, New Delhi – 110 011

 

Rajnath Singh Favorites :

Hobbies :  Reading
Favorite Food : N/A
Favorite Politician : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Actress N/A
Favorite Actor : N/A
Car / Bike Collection : N/A

 

Controversies :

  • He triggered controversy amid the protests over the police action at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), on 14 February 2016, claiming that the “JNU incident” was supported by Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

 

Social Life and Political Journey of Rajnath Singh :

  • Organizational secretary of ABVP Gorakhpur division from 1969 to 1971. [S]
  • He became the RSS karyavah (General Secretary) of Mirzapur city in 1972.
  • In 1974, he was appointed secretary of Bhartiya Jana Sangh for the Mirzapur Unit in Uttar Pradesh.
  • In 1975, he was appointed district president of the Jana Sangh.
  • In 1977, he became M.L.A. from Mirzapur constituency.
  • In 1984, became the State President of the BJP Youth Wing.
  • In 1986, became the National General Secretary of the BJP Youth Wing.
  • In 1988, became the National President of the BJP Youth Wing.
  • In 1988, became a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
  • In 1991, became Education Minister in the Uttar Pradesh Government.
  • In 1994, became a member of the Rajya Sabha.
  • On 25 March 1997, became the State President of Uttar Pradesh BJP.
  • On 22 November 1999, became the Union Surface Transport Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee‘s Government.
  • On 28 October 2000, became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
  • In 2002, became the National General Secretary of BJP.
  • On 24 May 2003, became Union Minister of Agriculture & subsequently for Food Processing.
  • In July 2004, he was appointed National General Secretary of BJP again.
  • On 31 December 2005, became the National President of BJP.
  • In May 2009, he was elected M.P. from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.
  • In May 2014, he was elected M.P. from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.
  • On 26 May 2014, became Union Minister for Home Affairs in Narendra Modi Cabinet.
  • In the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, he defeated his nearest rival Poonam Sinha of the Samajwadi Party by over 3.4 lakh votes from Lucknow.
  • On 30 May 2019, he took the oath as the Defence Minister of India in Modi Cabinet.

 

Some Known Facts About Rajnath Singh :

  • Does Rajnath Singh Smoke?: No
  • Does Rajnath Singh Drink Alcohol?: No
  • He was born in a farmer’s family at a village Babhora in the Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh.
  • At the age of 13 in 1964, he joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
  • He was an active RSS worker & a brilliant student since his childhood.
  • After completing his Post Graduation, he worked as a lecturer of Physics at the K.B. Post-Graduate College, Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh.
  • From 1969 to 1971, he was organizational Secretary of ABVP Gorakhpur Division.
  • In 1975, he was the district coordinator during the JP Movement.
  • During the political crisis in 1997, he played a key role to save the BJP led government twice.
  • As a Union Surface Transport Minister in 1999, he initiated the National Highway Development Programme (NHDP)- a dream project of Atal Bihari Vajapayee.
  • As a Union Minister of Agriculture, he initiated a few noble projects like Farm Income Insurance Scheme & Kisan Call Centre.
  • In 2003, he covered the entire length & breadth of India as BJP President.
  • He is an ardent follower of the Hindi language.
  • On 19 September 2019, he became India’s first Defence Minister to fly in Tejas fighter aircraft. He flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru.
  • He worked as a lecturer of Physics at K.B. Post-Graduate College Mirzapur, UP.
  • He was a brilliant student and an active RSS worker since his student life.

 

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