1. Shah was the president of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad when he was still in school (ABVP). Since he was young, he had a relationship with RSS. He formally joined RSS as a volunteer while he was finishing his degree.
2. Shah was a stockbroker until he joined the BJP in 1986. He was chosen by the Keshubhai Patel administration to serve as the chairman of the Gujarat State Finance Corporation in 1995.
3. In the RSS circles in Ahmedabad, he first ran into Narendra Modi in 1982. At the time, Modi was a subordinate RSS pracharak who oversaw citywide youth initiatives.
4. In 1991 and 1996, respectively, Shah oversaw the electoral campaigns of Lal Krishna Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He became a great election manager and strategist as a result of this.
5. Shah was chosen to represent Sarkhej in the Legislative Assembly in four successive elections: 1997 (by-election), 1998, 2002, and 2007.
6. Following Narendra Modi’s resounding victory in the Gujarat assembly elections of 2002, Shah was handed control of a number of significant departments, including Home, Parliamentary Affairs, and Law and Justice.
7. In 2010, while serving as the state minister in charge of Home Affairs, he was charged with organising two fictitious police encounter cases. As a result of the claims of phoney encounters, Shah was forced to retire. Later, he was detained on the same accusations. But since there was insufficient evidence to convict him, he was freed.
8. After the Supreme Court acknowledged his involvement in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, he was exiled from Gujarat for a period of two years.
9. The BJP appointed Amit Shah as their party leader for the elections in Uttar Pradesh. He was able to guarantee the party’s landslide win. Under his direction, the BJP was successful in winning 73 of the 80 seats.
10. In July 2014, he was appointed the party’s national president. Under his direction, the BJP swept into power in Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Haryana, and Maharashtra.