Kalyan Singh, Indian Politician
Kalyan Singh was an Indian politician and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He served twice as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh . He belonged to a family of farmers and was associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since his early years. The OBC face of the Bharatiya Janata Party Kalyan Singh is also considered as the first BJP Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (from June 1991 to December 1992). He was a doyen leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party who had played a key role in the Ayodhya movement in 1992. He was posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award by the Government of India.