Shri Akhilesh Yadav

Party President of Samajwadi Party

Details

Father's Name : Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mother's Name : Smt. Malti Devi

Date of Birth : 01st July 1973

Place of Birth : Saifai, Distt. Etawah (Uttar Pradesh)

Marital Status : Married

Date of Marriage: 24th November 1999

Spouse's Name : Smt. Dimple Yadav

Children : Three, named Aditi and twins Arjun and Tina

Early Life

Akhilesh Yadav is the current and the 20th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He took up official responsibilities as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on 15 March 2012 and at 38 is the youngest person to hold this office. He started his political journey by winning the Lok Sabha election from Kannauj in 2000. 

Born in Saifai on the 1st of July 1973 to Mulayam Singh Yadav and Malti Devi, Akhilesh Yadav attained early education at Dholpur Military School in Rajasthan. He then went on to get his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Civil Environmental Engineering from University of Mysore and University of Sydney, Australia respectively.

Educational Qualifications

B.E. in Civil Environment Engineering from University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka

Profession

Agriculturist, Engineer, Political and Social Worker

Permanent Address

5, Vikramaditya Marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Tel: (0522) 2235477, 2235454

Present Address

5, Kalidas Marg Lucknow Uttar Pradesh

Positions Held

2000

Elected to 13th Lok Sabha (elected in by-election) Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution

2000-01

Member, Committee on Ethics

2002-04

Member, Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests

2004-09

Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)Member,
Committee on Estimates Member,
Committee on Urban Development Member,
Committee on Provision of Computers for MPs.
Offices of Parties, Officers of Lok Sabha Secretariat.

5th August 2007

Member, Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests.

2009

Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

2009-12

Member ,Science & Technologies , Environment & Forests Member, JPC on 2G Spectrum Scam

10th March 2012

Elected leader of Samajwadi Legislative party

15th March 2012

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

As a Chief Minister

As a Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has initiated many reforms in the state and the Samajwadi Party alike, giving them both a makeover.

Akhilesh Yadav introduced ‘Janta Darbar’ where any citizen can come and present their problems to him. He has taken many initiatives to digitize the government process and make it paperless and transparent. The young CM launched various apps and online portals to ensure and sustain connectivity with the people. 

Akhilesh Yadav, in four years has distributed more than 300 crore rupees to the needy and accident victims. This amount is almost thrice the financial aid provided by the previous government. UP tourism has seen a major boost under his governance and now claims the 4th position in the country.

Public Image

Akhilesh Yadav is seen as the Youth Icon of Samajwadi Party. Owing his education to some of the best institutions, he comes across as a disciplined visionary. Being a sport lover he has given this sector a complete makeover in the state since 2012. He used to play football as a centre forward during college and the same enthusiasm can be seen during any sports event in the state. Akhilesh Yadav has invested in the sports infrastructure of the state, which is visible in Uttar Pradesh, since 2012, reaffirming his love for sports.

Akhilesh Yadav is climbing the hierarchy fast to becoming the most active political figure on social media platforms, this has made him extremely approachable for the general public. Akhilesh Yadav is often seen spending time with his kin. His humanitarian behaviour and generosity is seen through the financial help, he extends, to families in despair across Uttar Pradesh and other states. A lot of times, this is from his personal funds. His wit and love for music is seen in his remarks on social media platforms.

This young man has emerged as an environmentalist, a great administrator, and a national leader with a vision for development of people and the state, alike.

Social and Cultural Activities

Actively and consistently struggling for the all-round development of the rural poor, farmers, workers and downtrodden.

Special Interests

Helping the poor, fighting against corruption.

Favourite pastime and recreation

Reading, music and films.

Sports and Clubs

Playing and watching football matches; also interested in cricket.

Country Visited

Australia, United States, United Kingdom, China, Switzerland ,France, Austria, Canada, Japan