Akhilesh Yadav Current Affairs, GK & News

Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav, the son of Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav, is the youngest ever chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. After the Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly election, 2012, Samajwadi Party won by more than doubling its presence in the Vidhan Sabha (from 97 to 224), and Akhilesh was nominated as Chief Minister by his party. ..

Khwaja Haleem, former Uttar Pradesh minister passes away

Khwaja Haleem (78), the former Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader, has passed away in New Delhi on February 16, 2018. Haleem, who belongs to a family of freedom fighters, completed his masters’ degree from the Aligarh Muslim University in 1969. He started his political career with the Youth Congress in the early ..

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Trial run of Lucknow Metro flagged off

The Trial run of Lucknow Metro train was flagged off by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. He also dedicated the Metro Train Depot to the public. The solo trial run of the metro was undertaken by two young women pilots Prachi Sharma and Priyanka Sharma . The trail run of the first phase of metro project ..

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UP Government approves 'bicycle highway' between Taj and lion safari

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has given its approval to develop over 197 km long ‘bicycle highway’ from Agra up to the lion safari in Etawah to encourage eco-tourism in vicinity of Taj Mahal. Decision in this regard was taken by State Cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Key facts The bicycle highway will not ..

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Uttar Pradesh government bans use of polythene bags across the State

Uttar Pradesh government has decided to enforce the ban on the use of polythene across the state to protect the environment and public health. Decision in this regard was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as per the directives of Allahabad High Court to prohibit its usage. Key facts The ..

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UP Government's Clean UP, Green UP initiative earns place in Guinness Book

Uttar Pradesh government’s ambitious Clean UP, Green UP initiative has earned itself a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Under state government’s green drive initiative 10 lakh saplings were planted in one day within a span of eight hours on November 7, 2015 at 10 locations in the state. This new record has ..

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