Shahnawaz Hussain is one of the prominent leader of BJP he is considered as the muslim face of the BJP. He Was doing Diploma in Engineering when he first time introduced to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sang (RSS) by his Friend. When he introduced to RSS he was very shocked because before that he belives that RSS is the enemy of Muslims.
Before entering into politics he had worked as an engineer for several private companies. He joined the National Executive’s body of the BJP Youth Wind in 1991. He inspires Many new workers fo BJP as he joined the party at the Grassroots level and went on to become the all India secretary of BJP Youth Wing.
He was in love with a Hindu Girl Renu Sharma, and it took 9 years to convince their families for the marriage. and when they agreed he got married to Renu in 1994. Although their families did not along get after their marriage. Shahnawaz has two sons and a daughter. after the birth of his first son their families come closer and diminished their differences.
Shahnawaz Hussain Career
In 1999 he won his very first elections from the constituency of Bihar.
On 13 October 1999, he elected as Minister of state, Food Processing Industries Under Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet.
after that, he moved on to become the minister of state for Youth Affairs and Sports, and then minister for Human Resource Development
On 7 Feb 2001, Atal Bihari Bajpayee Give him the independent charge of the Coal Ministry.
On 24 May 2003, he becomes the Cabinet Minister for Textiles Ministry.
On 17 December 2009, He becomes the National Spokesperson of the BJP in the Parliament on 17 December 2009.
He Has Been Elected to the Lok Sabha for 3 Times Consecutively.
In the 2014 General Elections, he lost his seat.
On 23rd January 2016, he received a threat letter from the ISIS, he reported this in North Avenue Police Station.
In 2019 The BJP refused him for the party ticket. but he shows a good spirits and tweeted that he will support Narendra Modi to become the Prime Minister Once Again.