Charismatic president of the Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, has won over many a hearts in the country. On the personal front, no woman has been able to win over his heart
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is also popularly known as 'Didi' has dedicated herself to the cause of her state. This iron lady of Bengal, however, never found time for marriage.
Yogi Adityanath took the nation by surprise after becoming one of the youngest Chief Ministers of a major Indian state when he became the CM of Uttar Pradesh in 2017. However, Adityananth, known for his controversial statements, is not married
After the Tripura elections in 2018, one of the key political figures to have emerged was Agatha Sangma. The young lady has built quite a reputation for herself across the country
Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the late J. Jayalalithaa had it all. Stunningly good looks and the love of the people she represented. However, she never chose a man to get married and settle down. Jayalalithaa passed away in December 2016
Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and president of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Mayawati, would proudly tell her people, "I am from a lower caste, I am unmarried and I am yours." She is yet to get married
Political activist Anna Hazare dedicated his life to social reform. However, the 81-year-old activist from Ralegan Siddhi has remained a bachelor throughout his life
Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and former member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Trivendra Singh Rawat, joins a long list of Chief Ministers who never married in their life
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti has remained unmarried through her life. The BJP leader has instead focused most of her energy on her constituents.
BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who is single, once said, "It's good that I did not marry and eventually, I can work round the clock for people."
Sarbananda Sonowal rose to national popularity after becoming the Chief Minister of Assam. The young leader is, however, devoid of a lady love in his life
Haryana Chief Minister M.L Khattar began his career his political career by joining the RSS at 24. From then on, Khattar chose to lead a life without getting married
Cabinet Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti's devotion has been reserved for the BJP and politics. Bharti remains a spinster to date
RSS pracharak N Govindacharya devoted his life to social, environmental and political activism. His busy life meant that he did not have any time for marriage
RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat has never married. For Bhagwat, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has remained his family for life and he plans to stick by it
Former President, the late APJ Abdul Kalam's dedication to his work kept him far away from love and hence he never got married. He had once said, "I have kept nothing with me….neither wife nor children and earthly possessions." Kalam passed away in July 2015
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the former Prime Minister of India for three terms. The former member of the BJP, who is also a noted poet, never got married. Vajpayee passed away in August 2018
These prominent personalities decided to stay single. From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee to Mayawati, we showcase Indian political leaders who never tied the knot
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