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Rajnath Singh - from 'Physics lecturer' to 'Union Home Minister'

New Delhi:  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh turns 63 on 10 July 2014.As BJP president, Rajnath Singh played a crucial role in the spectacular victory of Narendra Modi led government in general elections 2014.It was

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Updated on: September 10, 2014 6:43 IST

The normally calm BJP president Rajnath Singh tries to stay away from controversial statements unlike his predecessor but is always tough whenever he issues a statement.

On 23 January 2013, Rajnath Singh had taken over the reins of the party for the second time at an interesting juncture.

Let us have a look at some interesting facts related to the personal and political journey of the veteran BJP leader.

Born on July 10, 1951 in a small village called Bhabhaura, Rajnath hails from a Rajput family who earned bread through agricultural activities.

He pursued his Masters degree in Physics from Gorakhpur University and passed with first division score.

Rajnath Singh with Poonam Mahajan