Akhilesh Yadav is an Indian Politician from Samajwadi Party. He is the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was the youngest chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. He has sworn the oath at the age of 38. He is the member of Uttar Pradesh legislative council. His political career started at Kannauj by-elections when his father resigned his M.P post for his son. He was elected as Member of Parliament from Kannauj in 2000. He is the son of Mulayam Singh Yadav, ex-Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Personal Life and Education
He was born in Saifai, Etawah District, Uttar Pradesh on 1 July 1973. His parents are Mulayam Singh Yadav and Malti Devi. He did his schooling in Dholpur Military School in Rajasthan and obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Civil Environmental Engineering at the University of Mysore and he also has a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from University of Sydney, Australia. He is married to Dimple Yadav on 24 November 1999 and has one son and two loving daughters too. Dimple is also a politician.
He is first elected as Member of Parliament in the 13th Lok Sabha election from Kannauj in a By-election held in 2000. He was again elected to parliament in the 14th Lok Sabha election held on 2004 from the same constituency. And in the 15th Lok Sabha election, he elected as third time from the same constituency. He is the member of many committees such as urban development, environment and Forests, Science and Technology. He was appointed as the leader of the Samajwadi Party of Uttar Pradesh in 2000. He was the youngest Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at the age of 38. Currently, he is the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and also member of the Legislative Council of Uttar Pradesh. He is the 20th chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. He is also the member of the JCP committee to investigate 2G spectrum Scam. He is one of the most influential people in India, according To Forbes magazine. He resigned from Kannauj M.P post in 2012 to concentrate on State Welfare as a Chief Minister.
- Name: Akhilesh Yadav
- Nationality: Indian
- Date of Birth: 01 July 1973
- Profession: Politician
- Party: Samajwadi Party
- Residence: 5, Vikramaditya marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- Parents: Mulayam Singh Yadav and Malti Devi
- Married Status: Married
- Spouse: Dimple Yadav
- Children: 3
- Position: Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh