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Kalyan Singh Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 23, 2021

Short Biography

Kalyan Singh was born on 05-01-1932 in Atrauli, Aligarh in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He was an Indian Politician who served as the 21st Governor of Rajasthan & also served as 16th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.


Kalyan Singh Complete Bio & Career

Kalyan Singh was born on 5 January 1932. He is a governor of Rajasthan. Earlier he served as a politician belonging to Bharatiya Janata Party from Uttar Pradesh. He also headed Uttar Pradesh as its Chief Minister. His political career started when he became the CM in 1991. Owing to his involvement in Babri Masjid Dispute, he visited Ayodhya and declared his intention to construct a Ram temple there. In relation to this, he caught hold of 2.77 acres of land surrounding Babri Masjid in order to promote tourism there.
 
A charge sheet was also been filed against him owing to his involvement in Babri Masjid. In 1992, he along with other members also laid the foundation of the Ram Temple there and declared it a platform for performing Bhajans. Under his leadership, Kar Sevaks demolished Babri Masjid, and consequently, he resigned from his position. He won the elections held in 1993. In 1997, he again became the CM of Uttar Pradesh. His government promised the people of constructing Uttarakhand within 90 days. He along with other members formed his new party named, Loktantrik Congress after BSP denied their support to him. He also headed the energy portfolio in his cabinet. He had also been criticized for misusing power and attracting youth for his own support.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Kalyan Singh died at the age of 89 on 21-08-2021 at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) in Lucknow, India.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
21 August, 2021 (Saturday) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India

Kalyan Singh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was the son of Tejpal Singh Lodhi and Sita Devi. He married Ramwati Devi on 10-01-1952. He had a son named Rajveer Singh who was born on 15-03-1959.

Life's Important Dates Of Kalyan Singh

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Brown
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Address India
School N/A
College Dharm Samaj Mahavidhyalya, Uttar Pradesh
Qualification LLB, B.A
Hobbies Reading Religious Scriptures, Watching News and Kabaddi
Marital Status Married
Salary 3.5 lakh
Net Worth 62 Lakh
Official Website N/A

Favourites

Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Table Tennis, Kabaddi
Favorite Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Place Thailand, Singapore
Favorite Dress Coat-Pant
Favorite Accessories Watches

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Kalyan Singh

  • He received criticism for misusing funds during his tenure.
  • A charge sheet has been filed against him by CBI owing to his involvement in Babri Masjid Dispute.

Kalyan Singh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Kalyan Singh was 89 years, 7 months & 16 days old age.