Shri Rajnath SIngh
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh is one of the senior-most political leaders of the country. He started his political career as a student activist with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and went on to become the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President.
He was elected to Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council in 1988 and became Education Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1991.
During his tenure as Education Minister in UP, he took some landmarks decisions like introducing the Anti Copying Act and Vedic Mathematics in the syllabus and correction of various distorted portions of history textbooks.