In 1994, Mr. Singh was elected as Rajya Sabha member; in 1999, he became the Minister of Agriculture and handled the most volatile area of India's economy. He became the Chief Minister of UP in 2000. In 2004 when BJP lost power and the most prominent figure of the party, LK Advani resigned, the party became very weak. To make the matters worse, senior party leader Pramod Mahajan was shot dead by his estranged brother. At that time Mr. Singh rebuilt the party by focusing mainly on Hindutva ideology.
Rajnath Singh has got many political achievements to his credit; he took an initiative and got Anti Copy Act passed while he was the Union Education Minister. As an Agriculture Minister he brought down interest rates on agricultural loans. As Chief Minister of undivided UP he tried to rationalize the reservation structure in government jobs and as BJP national president he insisted to provide loans to farmers at one percent interest and succeeded in it.
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