Conceived on July 10, 1951, at Bhabhaura town, Chandauli area (Uttar Pradesh), Mr. Singh, an MSc in Physics from Gorakhpur University and an instructor by calling, was first chosen to the UP Assembly in 1977. He was influenced the leader of the gathering's childhood to the wing, the All India Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in 1988 and he headed the association till 1991.
An individual from the UP Legislative Council from 1988 to 1994, he filled in as Education Minister in the Kalyan Singh government from 1991 till its rejection in December 1992 in the fallout of the Babri Masjid pulverization.
An individual from the Rajya Sabha from April 1994, he served on the Committee on Industry (1994-96), the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture (1994-97), Committee on Human Resources Development Member (1996-97), the Business Advisory Committee and the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Home Affairs (1998-99). He was likewise the gathering's Chief Whip in the Upper House (1995-96).
Named the leader of the UP state BJP in March 1997, Mr. Singh held the post till November 1999, when he was enlisted in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-drove government as Minister for Surface Transport.
Considered one of the top choices to succeed Mr. Kalyan Singh as UP Chief Minister in 1999, his odds came to nothing after the BJP initiative noticed that the determination of any of the three stalwarts in the shred could be harming and plumped for a trade-off hopeful. Veteran pioneer Ram Prakash Gupta, who had been out of dynamic legislative issues for quite a while, was chosen.
Be that as it may, Rajnath Singh had the last chuckle when he was chosen to assume control as the new Chief Minister after the Gupta service had not by any means finished a year in office, and saw its residency loaded with the hypothesis of to what extent Mr. Gupta would proceed in the post.
Before assuming control as the new Chief Minister on October 28, 2000, Mr. Singh sounded certain about his odds. He told media people that the authority changes or the way that his administration would be left with a lessened dominant part after the production of Uttaranchal would have "no antagonistic impact."
"Regardless of whether we have the required greater part by just a single part in the House, there is no reason for stress," he declared.
By and by, his residency finished despicably when in the Assembly races of 2002, the BJP endured its most exceedingly awful thrashing, tumbling to the third space behind the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party.
As no gathering summoned an unmistakable lion's share, the Assembly was put in suspended liveliness for two months previously the BJP and the BSP again struck a union to shape the administration under the initiative of Mayawati with the saffron party as the lesser accomplice.
With no part for him in state legislative issues, as he had enduringly contradicted the organization together, Mr. Singh again moved his concentration to the Center.
He was accepted in the Vajpayee government as Agriculture Minister in May 2003 after the then officeholder Ajit Singh went separate ways with the National Democratic Alliance and held the position till the decision organization together's defeat in the 2004 General Elections.
From that point forward, Mr. Singh, a Rajya Sabha part, hosts held imperative get-together assignments. Gathering accountable for Jharkhand, he was instrumental in detailing the constituent methodology that saw NDA come back to control in the inborn state after the state's first races in February 2005.