Rajnath Singh (Politician) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
As the Union Home Minister and the foremost leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh has an important place in national politics of the country. He previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He has also served as the President of the BJP twice, 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. One of his major actions this year was to claim in May that infiltration originating from Pakistan has decreased at a rate of 52% in the last two years.
Name: Rajnath Ram Badan Singh
Nickname: Not Known
Profession: Indian Politician
DOB: July 10, 1951
Birth Place: Bhabhaura, Chandauli district, Uttar Pradesh, India
Home Town: Bhabhaura, Chandauli district, Uttar Pradesh, India
Home Address: Rajnath Singh, 17, Akbar Road, New Delhi, India – 110011
Best Friends: Not Known
Debut Work: In 1974, when he was appointed secretary of Bhartiya Jan Sangh for the Mirzapur unit in Uttar Pradesh
Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Height: 175 centimetres
Weight: 74 kilograms
Body: Not Known
Hair Color: Black (semi-bald)
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Savitri Singh
GF: Not Known
Kids: Pankaj Singh, Neeraj Singh, Anamika Singh
Father: Rambadan Singh
Mother: Gujarati Devi
School: Not Known
College (Graduation): Not Known
College (Post-Graduation): Gorakhapur University, Uttar Pradesh
Educational Qualification: M.Sc. Physics from Gorakhapur University, Uttar Pradesh
Cars: Mostly travels in government secured vehicles like Tata Safari SUVs
Bikes: Not Known
House: Various properties in India
Salary: 1.40 Lakh Rupees/Month (estimate)
Net Income: 2.50 Crore Rupees (estimate)
Film: Not Known
Actor: Not Known
Actress: Not Known
Song: Not Known
More Information and Facts about Rajnath Singh
- Rajnath Singh had been a part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh since 1964, at the age of 13 and remained connected with the organisation.
- In 1974, he was selected secretary for the Mirzapur unit of the Bharatiya Jan Sangh, antecedent of Bhartiya Janta Party.
- In 1975, Singh was appointed District President of the Jana Sangh.
- In 1977, he was elected Member of Legislative Assembly from the Mirzapur.
- He was the State President of the BJP youth wing in 1984, the National general secretary in 1986 and the National President in 1988.
- He was elected into the Uttar Pradesh legislative council.
- In 1991, he was appointed Education Minister in the first BJP government of Uttar Pradesh.
- As Education Minister, he gave way to the Anti-Copying Act, 1992, which made copying a non-bailable felony, rephrasing history texts and integrating vedic mathematics into the curriculum.
- In 1994, he became tangled with the Advisory committee on Industry (1994–96), Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture, Business Advisory Committee, House Committee and the Committee on Human Resource Development.
- In 1997, he was appointed the President of the BJP’s unit in Uttar Pradesh and in 1999 he became the Union Cabinet Minister for Surface Transport.