Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav
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  • BORN: 1st July 1973
  • Career: Politician

Akhilesh Yadav is national president of the Samajwadi Party. He was Uttar Pradesh's 20th Chief Minister from 2012 to 2017. He took office on March 15, 2012, at the age of 38, making him the youngest person to hold the position. Yadav was elected as a Member of Parliament representing Azamgarh in the 17th Lok Sabha in 2019. In 2000, he was elected to the Lok Sabha for the Kannauj constituency, which was his first major political achievement. He is the son of Mulayam Singh Yada