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Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh is the Indian Union Home Minister. He is a senior political leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, for which he served as the national president.

Professional Biography

Political Life

In April 2009, Rajnanth said BJP, RLD would emerge victorious in the 2009 Indian Parliamentary Elections.

He siad that the Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party has no right to be in power as it could not provide security to the citizens.

Timeline

2014

Rajnath Singh asks the Muslim community to give BJP a chance in the next general elections. He said that the party is ready to apologize for any mistake or shortcoming in the past. Addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi, he asked the community not to go by the propaganda spread by Congress. Feb 25, 2014

NDA would secure a comfortable majority and there will be no need for any more BJP-led alliance post elections, said Rajnath Singh. He rebutted criticism of AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Gujarat model of development. Rajnath Singh said Gujarat model of development is appreciated by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation as well as by United States parliamentary research committee. April 18, 2014

2015

Rajnath Singh says that the government will not tolerate any discrimination on the basis of caste or religion. In response to a delegation of Christian leaders, Rajnath Singh said he had directed the Delhi Police to ensure security of churches and other places of worship. Feb 5, 2015

On 12 December 2015, Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 26th conference of the Southern Zonal Council (SZC) at Vijayawada.

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Rajnath Singh to attend Koiralas funeral
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Please forgive me for poor decisions: ex-BJP chief Rajnath Singh
Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Thursday apologised to party colleagues for taking some poor decisions while leading the party. ANI

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