Kalyan Singh – Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Affairs and Networth

Real NameKalyan Singh
Political PartiesBharatiya Jan Sangh (1967-1980)

Bhartiya Janata Party (1980-20 January 2009)

Rashtriya Kranti Party (1999; he had some differences with BJP, eventually
founded Rashtriya Kranti Party that merged with BJP later)
Samajwadi Party (2009-2010)

Jan Kranti Party (2010-2013)
Political Journey• Elected to Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 1967 for the first time
and remained until 1980.
• In June 1991, BJP got the victory in the Assembly Elections and Kalyan
Singh became the *Chief Minister* of Uttar Pradesh for the first time.
• After the Babri mosque demolition, Kalyan Singh *resigned the post of the
Chief Minister* of the State on 6 December 1992.
• He again became the Chief Minister of the state in 1997 and remained
until 1999.
• Due to differences with BJP, Kalyan Singh left BJP and formed another
party, '*Rashtriya Kranti Party*'.
• In 2004, upon the request of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, he came back
in BJP.
• In the 2004 general elections, he was elected to the Parliament from
Bulandshahr lok sabha constituency.
• Again in 2009, he got upset with BJP and competed in the 2009 general
elections as an independent candidate from Etah constituency and won it.
• In 2009, he joined *Samajwadi Party*.
• Again in 2013, he came in BJP.
• On 4 September 2014, he was sworn in as *Governor of Rajasthan*.
• From 28 January 2015 to 12 August 2015, he served as the *Governor of
Himachal Pradesh* also.
Biggest RivalKunwar Devendra Singh Yadav
*Personal Life*
Date of Birth5 January 1932
Age (as in 2018)*86 Years*
Birthplace*Village*- Mdholi, *Tehsil*- Atrauli, *Distt.*- Aligarh, United Provinces,
British India (Now, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
College/UniversityDharm Samaj Mahavidhyalya, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Educational QualificationB.A. and L.L.B
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesWatching News and Kabaddi, Listening to Music, Reading Religious Scriptures
Controversies• Before the Babri mosque demolition, he, along with his colleagues visited
Ayodhya and took an oath to construct Ram Mandir.
• He does not feel any sorry for his role in the Babri mosque demolition.
According to him, the Babri mosque demolition was necessary.
• In February 1998, his government withdrew all the charges against who
involved in Babri mosque demolition.
• He has been in controversies for quitting BJP in 1999 and 2009.
*Girls, Affairs, and More*
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseRamwati Devi
Children*Son*- Rajveer Singh (Politician)

*Daughter*- Prabha Verma
Parents*Father*- Tejpal Singh Lodhi
*Mother*- Sita Devi
*Favourite Things*
Favourite PoliticianAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Favourite Destination(s)Singapore, Thailand
Favourite SportsKabaddi, Tennis
*Style Quotient*
Assets/Properties600 gm gold jewellery worth ₹18 lakh and 4 kg silver worth ₹20,000
One Messey Tractor of 2002 model
*Money Factor*
Salary (approx.)₹3.5 Lakh per month + other allowances
Net Worth (approx.)₹62 Lakh (As in 2014)