Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav

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Akhilesh Yadav Profile

  • Name:
  • Akhilesh Yadav
  • Born:
  • July 1, 1973
  • Father:
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav
  • Spouse:
  • Dimple Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav Biography

Akhilesh Yadav is the young politician and son of the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Mulayam Singh Yadav. He was born on 1st July 1973 in Saifai in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. He is shot to sudden fame when he took his political party named Samajwadi party to unprecedented victory. He led the campaign and worked hard and addressed more than 200 meetings and this has made him stand ahead of others.


His parents are Mulayam Singh Yadav and Malti Devi. After completing his school life at Military School at Dholpur in Rajasthan, he continued his higher education in engineering at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering of the University of Mysore. Later he went to Australia for studying the Masters degree in environmental engineering at the University of Sydney. As he is highly educated, he could understand the value of education and his party promised many offers like free laptops to students and computer education which led to its victory in 2012 elections.


He married Dimple in November 1999 and has three children named Aditi and twins Arjun and Tina. He is also an agriculturist, engineer, politician and social worker, that is how he lists his profession in the official bio data of Lok Sabha. He has been the member of Lok Sabha for three terms from 2000. When he won for the first time in 2000 from the Kannauj constituency in the by elections, he was only 27. His father won in two seats at that time, from Mainpuri and Kannauj and had to vacate one in which Akhilesh contested. In 2009 Lok Sabha elections, he contested in two constituencies, Kannauj and Firozabad. He retained Kannauj and gave up Firozabad.


He was a football player when he studied at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering. Once the ball hit straight on his nose and he suffered nose fracture. The mark on his nose is seen even today and the nose appears slightly bent. He loves riding bicycle and is seen on Twitter and Facebook.


Akhilesh Yadav worked to fulfill the aspirations of the youth which made him go beyond caste. He has good leadership qualities that is expected of any great leader and raises issues related to poverty, corruption, evils of the society and agriculture. During the campaign of the 2012 assembly elections, he had traveled over 10,000 kilometers and had held 800 rallies in six months’ time. His wise choice of candidates and bringing more educated professionals into his party are the main reasons for his success. People see the leader of tomorrow in him. 

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Updated: January 19, 2019

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