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What is the religion of Amit Shah?

What is the religion of Amit Shah?

Union Home Minister and BJP senior leader Amit Shah call himself a Hindu, but some media reports said that he actually belongs to the Jain religion.

Previously, some media outlets had reported that Amit Shah was not a Hindu but a Jain, which Amit Shah clarified in a press conference in April 2018 by saying “I am a Vaishnav Hindu, not a Jain.” Amit Shah is a devout Lord Shreenath. Also, he is a believer in his Vaishnavism temple in Mansa, his native place. Being a religious person from the core of his heart, Amit Shah has a strong bond with Somnath Jyotirlinga.

Earlier, some sources had reported that Amit Shah was not a Hindu but a Jain, which he clarified at a press conference in April 2018 by saying that “I Am A Hindu Vaishnav, Not Jain.”

Amit Shah was born into a wealthy Gujarati family on October 22, 1964. Shah, who served four terms as Sarkhej’s MLA, is believed to be Modi’s most trusted ally and held a number of relevant portfolios in the state government during Modi’s tenure as Gujarat’s prime minister. Shah, who also owns a flourishing business empire, PVC pipes, became an RSS swayamsevak (volunteer) during his university in Ahmedabad.

His tenure with RSS led him to meet Modi in 1982. Later, he also took on the responsibilities of Secretary and Vice President of BJP, Gujarat State.

In 1997, he became National Treasurer of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). His dedication, his skill and, above all, his results-oriented performance made him the Manager of several National Leaders’ election campaigns, including that of L K Advani in 1991, Atal Bihari. Vajpayee in 1996, both in the Gandhi Nagar parliamentary constituency.

Beyond the campaigns, Amit Shah also became known for his skillful handling of organizational matters. In 2013, he was appointed National Secretary General of the BJP and Head of Uttar Pradesh. His meticulously carried out efforts earned the BJP a historic success in the 2014 parliamentary elections.

He took over as national chairman of the BJP in July 2014 and from there, there is literally no going back. Over the past five years, under the dual leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chairman Amit Shah, the BJP has successfully formed governments in Haryana, Gujarat, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tripura and Himachal Pradesh. Furthermore, together with alliance partners, BJP has returned to power in states such as Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Assam, Goa and Manipur. Until recently in Jammu and Kashmir and currently in Bihar, Nagaland and Meghalaya, the BJP is the junior partner in the ruling coalition.

On August 5, 2019, Shah introduced a resolution to remove article 370 in the Rajya Sabha and split the state of Jammu and Kashmir in two, with Jammu and Kashmir as one of the union territories and Ladakh as a union territory. separate.

In December 2019, he introduced the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, which grants Indian citizenship to religiously persecuted minority communities who immigrated to the country before 2015 from the Muslim-majority countries of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

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