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Modi 2.0 Cabinet: Rajnath Singh, BJP's old guard and man for all seasons

He was also the head of the BJP's manifesto drafting committee for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh
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Rajnath Singh was on Thursday administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at the swearing-in ceremony of the new government at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

Former Bharatiya Janata Party President and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Rajnath Singh served as the Union Home Minister of India in the first term of the Modi government. He was also the head of the BJP's manifesto drafting committee for the Lok Sabha elections. 

During his tenure, Singh had to deal with many challenges, including intelligence lapses leading to terror attacks in places like Uri, Pathankot and Pulwama. The situation in Kashmir

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 8:28 PM IST

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