Akhilesh Yadav born 1 July 1973 is the current and the 20th Chief Minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Assuming office on 15 March 2012 at the age of 38, he is the youngest person to have held this office. His first significant success in politics was his election as a member of the Lok Sabha for the constituency of Kannauj in 2000.Akhilesh Yadav was born on 1 July 1973 in Saifai, located in the Etawah District of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He was born to Mulayam Singh Yadav, later a Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, and Malti Devi. He was schooled at the Dholpur Military School in Rajasthan, then obtained his Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Environmental Engineering at the University of Mysore. He also has a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia.Yadav married Dimple Rawat on 24 November 1999 and has two daughters and a son. Dimple is also a politician.