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Akhilesh Yadav - Politicians

Akhilesh Yadav is an Indian politician and the youngest chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Akhilesh is the son of Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav and Malti Devi. First time he was elected to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj in a by-election of 2000. He retained his seat in the 2004 and 2009 general elections. Thus he has won the Lok Sabha elections three times since 2000. He spearheaded the campaign to bring the Samajwadi Party back to power in the U.P. Assembly election 2012.   Looking into his successful efforts, he was given credit for the party's rise from a meager 97 seats in the 2007 Vidhan Sabha to a total of 224 and was subsequently elected the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh by the existing MLAs of his party. He accepted the challange to change the scenario of Uttar Pradesh and became the youngest Chief Minister of this province at the age of 38 years.  < Read less Read more >

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UP CM Akhilesh Yadav sacks 8 ministers, changes portfolio of 9 others

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav sacks 8 ministers, changes portfolio of 9 others

Politics, Posted on Oct 29, 2015 at 03:58PM IST

The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has gone for a reshuffle by sacking as many as eight ministers and changing the portfolio of nine of them. Those sacked include five ministers of cabinet rank and three of junior profile. The mi ...

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