Rajnath Singh: The Strategic Architect of BJP's Rise in Uttar Pradesh

Rajnath Singh, a key political strategist, significantly expanded the BJP's influence in Uttar Pradesh during the 1990s. With a career spanning five decades, Singh has held prominent positions including BJP national president, Union Home Minister, and Defence Minister in Narendra Modi's Cabinet, implementing crucial defence policies.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 09-06-2024 19:38 IST | Created: 09-06-2024 19:38 IST
Rajnath Singh: The Strategic Architect of BJP's Rise in Uttar Pradesh
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Rajnath Singh, a strategist and quintessential political leader with a grassroots connection, is celebrated for broadening the BJP's organisational framework in Uttar Pradesh during the 1990s.

Emerging from Chandauli district, Singh, a moderate face in politics, garners respect across party lines. On Sunday, the 72-year-old took oath as a member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, marking another milestone in his five-decade-long illustrious career.

Starting as a student activist, Singh's journey saw him becoming the BJP national president in 2005 and the Union Home Minister in Modi's first term. As Defence Minister, he introduced impactful measures enhancing India's military readiness against China and boosting defence manufacturing. His tenure also marked strategic initiatives in maritime prowess in the Indian Ocean.

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