Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician who belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party, a right-wing political party in India. He worked as the President of the BJP from 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. Earlier, he worked as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. He is the current home minister in the Government of India.
In this article, we have compiled a list of unknown, interesting, and important facts about Rajnath Singh.
10 Interesting Facts About Rajnath Singh
1. Served As President of BJP
Rajnath Singh served as the President of the BJP twice, 2005-2009 and 2013-2014.
2. Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
He was the 19th chief minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh from 2000-2002. Uttar Pradesh is the largest state in India.
3. Studied At Gorakhpur University
Rajnath Singh studied at Gorakhpur University, or Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He holds the masters degree in Physics.
4. Home Minister of India
He was elected as Member of Parliament from Lucknow Lok Sabha Constituency in 2014. Later on, he was appointed as the Home Minister of India.
5. Born in Small Village
Rajnath Singh was born in Bhabhaura, a small village in Uttar Pradesh state.
6. Family of Agriculturists
Rajnath Singh belongs to the family of agriculturists and hails from a Rajput family.
7. Worked As Professor
In initial days, Rajnath Singh worked as professor in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.
8. Associated With RSS
Rajnath Singh is associated with Rashtirya Swayamsevak Sangh since he was 13 years old.
9. “No Compromise” Policy On Ram Temple Issue
Rajnath Singh follows “No Compromise” policy on Ram Temple issue. He is the man with strong beliefs when the issue of Ayodhya Controversy raised.
10. Protest Against Use of English
Rajnath Singh strongly against the use of English language. He believes that the use of English language may attract youngsters towards western culture and forget their own culture.
Article first published on April 25, 2016.