Akhilesh Yadav is an Indian politician who has been the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Before that, he has also been a Member of Parliament for three consecutive terms. Akhilesh, son of Samajwadi Party national president Mulayam Singh Yadav, led his party in the 2012 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election.
After his party got a clear majority in the state, on 15 March 2012 he took oath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. In 2016, Akhilesh's father and Samajwadi party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav took him out of the party with his uncle Ram Gopal Yadav, but within a day, he got him back to the party again.