From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

Sep 15, 2018, 13:05 IST
  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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. 

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    After the Tripura elections in 2018, one of the key political figures to have emerged was Agatha Sangma. The unmarried young lady has built quite the reputation for herself across the country

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, 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

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    While former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee made quite a few headlines for his relationship with Rajkumari Kaul, the couple never got married

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    Former President 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."

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, would proudly tell her people, "I am from a lower caste, I am unmarried and I am yours."

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    Political activist Anna Hazare dedicated his life to social reform. However, the 81-year-old activist from Ralegan Sidhhi has remained a bachelor throughout his life

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik once said, "It's good that I did not marry and eventually, I can work round the clock for people."

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    Incumbent Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat, joins a long list of Chief Ministers who never married in their life

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti has remained unmarried through her life. The BJP leader has instead focused most of her energy on her constituents.

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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

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  • From Rahul Gandhi to Mamata Banerjee: These politicians never tied the knot

    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

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Although marriage is a not an uncommon phenomenon, there are some prominent Indian politicians who decided to stay single. From Rahul Gandhi to Mayawati, these Indian political leaders never tied the knot. Here's our list

 

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