Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh (born 10 July 1951) is an Indian politician.[1] He is the current Defence Minister since 2019. He is the former Home Minister of India in 2014-2019.[2][3] He was the President of Bharatiya Janata Party twice from 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. He was also Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 2000 to 2002.[4] [5]He was a cabinet minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Government.[6][7]

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  1. "Biography of Rajnath Singh". www.rajnathsingh.in. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 2021-02-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Meet the men and women who will run India for the next 5 years - Ministry of utmost prowess". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  3. DelhiJanuary 23, India Today Online New; January 23, 2013UPDATED; Ist, 2013 12:12. "Who is Rajnath Singh?". India Today. Retrieved 2021-02-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. Phadnis, Aditi. "How Rajnath Singh rose through the ranks". Rediff. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  5. "'Noida jinx' to keep Akhilesh Yadav away from PM event". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  6. Desk, India TV News (2014-07-09). "Rajnath Singh - from 'Physics lecturer' to 'Union Home Minister'". www.indiatvnews.com. Retrieved 2021-02-09.
  7. "Courage, Mr Rajnath Singh!". @businessline. 10 June 2003. Retrieved 2021-02-09.