Rajnath Ram Badan Singh

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of Home Affairs 26 May 2014

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 10 July 1951 (age 67)
Place Bhabhaura, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Academics M.Sc. (Physics) Educated at Gorakhpur University,Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh


Rajnath Ram Badan Singh (born 10 July 1951) is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who currently serves as the Home Minister. 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. He began his career as a physics lecturer and used his long-term association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to become involved with the Janata Party.