Akhilesh Yadav’s birthday today he was born on 1 July 1973, he is an Indian politician and the president of the Samajwadi Party who has served as the 20th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 2012 to 2017.
Having assumed office on 15 March 2012 at the age of 38, he is the youngest person to have held the office.
He is currently the Member of Parliament from Azamgarh in the 17th Lok Sabha. His first significant success in politics was being elected as the Member of the Lok Sabha for the Kannauj constituency.
He is the son of veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav, the founder-patron of Samajwadi Party who has served as the Minister of Defence in Government of India and three terms as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Akhilesh Yadav’s birthday today, his early life and education:
Yadav was born on 1 July 1973 in Saifai, Etawah District, Uttar Pradesh. He was born to Malti Devi and Mulayam Singh Yadav, later Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Malti Devi suffered complications while giving birth to Akhilesh which put her in a vegetative state. She died in 2003. With Mulayam Singh Yadav busy making a career in politics, Akhilesh was brought up mostly by his paternal grandparents.
Akhilesh Yadav’s birthday today he completed his early education in a local school in Saifai and then one in Etawah town. He was schooled at the Military School in Dholpur, Rajasthan, then obtained his Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Environmental Engineering at JSS Science and Technology University. He also has a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Picture : Childhood picture of Akhilesh Yadav.
Akhilesh Yadav’s birthday today his Political Career:
2000: elected to the 13th Lok Sabha from kannauj (the city of perfume) in a by-election in 2000. He was also a member of the Committee on Food, Civil Supplies, and Public Distribution
2000–2001: Member of the Committee on Ethics
2004–2009: elected as a member of the 14th Lok Sabha for a second term. He was at times a member of the following committees: Committee on Urban Development, Committee on Provision of Computers for various departments, Committee on Science and Technology, and Committee on Environment and Forests. He was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha for a third term in 2009
2009–2012: Member of the Committee on Environment and Forests, Committee on Science and Technology, and the JPC on the 2G spectrum case
10 March 2012: appointed as leader of the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh
15 March 2012: at the age of 38 years, he became the youngest Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
May 2012: resigned from the Kannauj seat to further serve as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh after his party won the Assembly elections
May 2012: became a Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council
In the 2017 Assembly elections, the SP-Congress Alliance headed by Yadav won 55 seats and was defeated by the BJP. He submitted his resignation to Governor Ram Naik on 11 March.
May 2019: elected as a Member of Parliament from Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituency.
Since Yadav became chief minister, the family was divided into two feuding groups, one siding with him and the other with his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.
Yadav had the support of his father’s cousin, Ram Gopal Yadav.
His uncle Shivpal Yadav was supported by a friend Amar Singh and Yadav’s father Mulayam Singh Yadav who later backed Akhilesh Yadav.
Picture: Akhilesh Yadav spending time with his family at home.
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