Rajnath Singh Defence Minister of India
The defense minister is known as the head of the defense ministry of India. The defense minister is always assisted by the Minister of State of Defence under the government of India or by a lower-ranked officer which is known as Deputy Minister of Defence. Defence mister is responsible to take all the decisions for defence services from posting to providing them with better technology. The defence minister is also additionally known as President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, and as Chancellor of the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology and of the National Defence University.
India Defence Minister
First Defence Minister of India was made just after independence in 1947 to make sure of the strong defence services at Indian borders. Rajnath Singh is our current defence minister of India. He became Defence minster on 31st May 2024. The defence minister is also a member of the union cabinet and always reports to Prime minster or President of India. The appointment of Defence Minister is made by President of India after which they remain on this position for the next 5 years of tenure. Rajnath Singh was born on 10th July 1951 and currently, he serves as defence minister of India. With this role, he also serves as the former president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and previously he has also served as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was also a cabinet minister from the Bhartiya Janta Party under the leadership of the Vajpayee government.
Who is Defence Minister
He was also the first home minister in the PM Modi government in his first tenure of serving as PM of India. He was born in a small village of chadurali district which is situated in the Uttar Pradesh state of India. He was born in a farmers’ family but apart from this, he was sent for the studies in Gorakhpur University where he secured a master’s degree in physics. He joined RSS in 1964 at the age of 13 after which he remains the permanent member of the RSS party. He was elected from Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly. After which he became Union Surface Transport Minister from 1999 to 2000 through the BJP government. Rajnath Singh also served as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 2000 to 2002 from the Bjp party only after which he became Union Agriculture Minister by NDA government from 2003 to 2004.
India Defence Minister 2024 List, Name, Status
He got elected twice as the president of the Bhartiya Janta party from 2005 to 2009 and to 2013 to 2014. After this, he became union home minister from 2014 to 2024 under the leadership of PM Modi through the BJP government, and now he is serving as Union Defence Minister from 31st May 2024 through the BJP government. His conations are Lucknow and his twitter handle is @rajnathsingh where he always updates about the development in defense services and in the government. His office is on the Akbar Road in New Delhi and he always tries to connect with people through his social media and by his contact number or email address which are email@example.com and (011) 23014184, 23793881.