Leader of the Indian Bharatiya Janata Party and one-time Chief Minister of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Beginning in 2014, he also served as a Member of Parliament for the Lucknow constituency.
He earned an advanced degree in physics from Gorakhpur University and subsequently taught in the city of Mirzapur.
He served under Prime Minister
He and his wife, Savitri Singh, became parents to one daughter and two sons.
He served in the Cabinet of Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.