R. P. N. Singh

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Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh
Former Minister of State
Personal details
Born (1964-04-25) 25 April 1964 (age 51)
New Delhi, India
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Sonia Singh
Children Three Daughters
Residence Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh
Alma mater The Doon School
Religion Hinduism

Kunwar Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh (born 25 April 1964 in Delhi) is a Former Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs of India. He was a member of parliament from Kushinagar constituency in 15th Lok Sabha.

Personal life[edit]

R.P.N. Singh hails from a Sainthwar Mall Gaharwar Rajput family[1][2] of Kushinagar (Padrauna), Uttar Pradesh and attended The Doon School.[3] In May 2014, he became the president of Doon's alumni body The Doon School Old Boys' Society after Moin Qureshi resigned following tax fraud allegations.[4] He was married on 7 December 2002,to Sonia (Verma) Singh (prominent anchor and editorial director at NDTV), and has three daughters. He currently resides in the Palace, Padrauna Distt, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.His father Late Kunwar C.P.N.Singh was also M.P. of Padrauna.His father Mr C P N Singh was Minister of state for Defence in Indira Gandhi cabinet in 1980.Kunwar R.P.N.Singh was the former MLA from the same seat till recently. He defeated BSP candidate Swami Prasad Maurya who is the state unit president of his party.

Position held[edit]

  • M.L.A. (Uttar Pradesh) 1996-2009,
  • President, Uttar Pradesh Youth Congress 1997-1999,
  • Secretary, AICC 2003-2006,
  • Elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the Padrauna constituency, 2009,[5]
  • Union Minister of State, Road, Transport and Highways 2009-2012,[6]
  • Secretary, Sri Aurobindo Society Centre (Padrauna),
  • Secretary, Udit Narain Degree College,
  • Secretary, Udit Narain Inter College,
  • Secretary, Udit Narain Trust,
  • Union Minister of state for Home Affairs.[7]
  • President, The Doon School Old Boys' Society (2014 - Present)


  • winner of the Duke of Edinburgh Award (Gold),


External links[edit]

For the SP Politician, see R. K. Singh Patel.
For the BJP Politician, see R.K.Singh.