Akhilesh Yadav turns 49: Name changed from Tipu to Akhilesh; Mulayam wanted to get Lalu’s daughter married, but did it to Dimple

9 minutes agoWriter: Rajesh Sahu

Akhilesh Yadav turns 49 today on 1st July. Childhood was full of satanic. Change your name yourself. At the age of 22, he fell in love with a 17-year-old girl. Became an MP at the age of 27. Then the youngest Chief Minister of UP.

Today, on the occasion of his birthday, we have brought important stories of his life.

Starting from childhood…
When Akhilesh was born on 1 July 1973 in Saifai, Mulayam Singh Yadav’s special friend Pradhan Darshan Singh Yadav named him Tipu. The villagers did not understand this name, then when Darshan told them about Tipu Sultan, then everyone understood. When Akhilesh was 5 years old, his uncle Prof. Ram Gopal Yadav took them to St. Mary’s School for admission.

Due to security reasons, when Akhilesh studied in Army School. This is a photo of the same school.

When the teacher Om Prakash Raghuvanshi started filling the form in the school, asked what is the name, Ramgopal said, “Write Tipu.” The school staff was surprised to see Tipu and Ramgopal. Then Mulayam Singh was asked over the phone and he said, “Ask Tipu only.” Tipu was given four choices of names. Tipu chose the name Akhilesh and got the same name entered in the form. From this day Tipu became Akhilesh. Ramgopal has written this in his book ‘Rajneeti Ke Us Paar’.

Akhilesh passed in only two subjects in the first semester
Journalist Sunita Aron on Akhilesh’s life “Akhilesh Yadav – Wave of Change” The book is written by name. In this, he wrote, “Akhilesh was 10 years old and due to security reasons, he was admitted to Rajasthan Military School, Dholpur. He completed his schooling from here. He chose JSS College, Mysore for environmental engineering. Here in the first semester he was only two. pass in the subjects. Akhilesh later said that hardly any child has got as much back as mine.

On the other hand, Dimple Yadav studied at the Army School in Bathinda and sometimes in Pune. Once he studied in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This is because, wherever the father Colonel RS Rawat was transferred, the daughter would have gone there with him. In the year 1995, he passed Inter from Army School, Lucknow. During this, Akhilesh and Dimple met each other for the first time at a friend’s house.

Due to his father being in the army, wherever he was transferred, Dimple used to go there and study in the army school.

Due to his father being in the army, wherever he was transferred, Dimple used to go there and study in the army school.

Akhilesh was giving heart at first sight
When Akhilesh saw Dimple for the first time, he liked her. Dimple was only 17 years old at that time. The two also talked for a while. This conversation was about studies and family. After this meeting, Dimple went to Lucknow University to study commerce. Akhilesh reached Sydney University in Australia to study environmental engineering.

Amar Singh had a special role in Akhilesh’s studies in Australia.

Amar Singh went to buy utensils in Sydney market
In 1996, Amar Singh took Akhilesh with him to Sydney University. Went to Sydney market. He bought whatever was necessary for Akhilesh. He had mentioned this on a news channel just before the 2017 assembly elections. Amar Singh had said that if Akhilesh needed anything, he used to tell us before Mulayam Singh. This is because he was afraid of Mulayam Singh.

Amar Singh had convinced Mulayam Singh for the marriage of Akhilesh and Dimple.

Amar Singh had convinced Mulayam Singh for the marriage of Akhilesh and Dimple.

Went to Sydney but didn’t forget Dimple
When Akhilesh was in Sydney, Dimple could not talk on the phone. He used to write letters to them. Dimple also used to reply to his letter by writing a letter. However, it is not mentioned in any book related to Akhilesh. When Akhilesh came back from Sydney, both of them had made up their mind to get married. Mulayam Singh did not agree to this. There were three reasons for his disapproval.

  1. Dimple was a Rajput, not a Yadav caste.
  2. Dimple was from Uttarakhand. At that time, Uttarakhand was agitating for the demand for a separate state.
  3. Mulayam Singh wanted Akhilesh to get married to Lalu Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti.

Amar Singh and Dadi persuade Mulayam for marriage
Akhilesh took the help of his grandmother Murti Devi to persuade Mulayam Singh. In 1998, Amar Singh, who is considered to be the decision makers of SP, also got lobbying done. After about 3 months, Mulayam Singh finally agreed to make Dimple his daughter-in-law. Akhilesh and Dimple got married on 24 November 1999. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Prime Minister of that time, also reached the wedding. At that time SP was the opposition party in UP.

The then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee had also reached to congratulate Akhilesh and Dimple on their wedding.

The then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee had also reached to congratulate Akhilesh and Dimple on their wedding.

Mulayam’s call came when he reached Dehradun for a holiday.
After marriage, Akhilesh and Dimple went to Dehradun for a holiday in December 1999. While both were shopping in a mall in Dehradun, Akhilesh got a call from Mulayam Singh. He said, you have to contest elections. Before Akhilesh could answer yes or no, the phone got disconnected. Akhilesh entered politics by registering victory in the by-elections held in the Kannauj seat in the year 1999.

became the youngest chief minister
In 2004, Akhilesh Yadav again contested from Kannauj Lok Sabha seat. He defeated Rajesh Singh of BSP by 3 lakh 7 thousand votes. The winning streak continued in 2009 as well and this time he defeated Mahesh Chandra Verma of BSP by a margin of 1 lakh 15 thousand votes. In the 2012 assembly elections, Akhilesh campaigned around the state. The result was that for the first time the SP was successful in forming a government of full majority in UP. Out of 403, 224 seats were won.

Akhilesh Yadav became the CM of UP at the age of 38.  He holds the record of becoming the CM of UP at the youngest age.

Akhilesh Yadav became the CM of UP at the age of 38. He holds the record of becoming the CM of UP at the youngest age.

Akhilesh Yadav became the Chief Minister of the state at the age of 38. Earlier, at the age of 39, Mayawati became the Chief Minister of the state. After becoming the Chief Minister, the graph of Akhilesh’s political life started falling continuously. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the SP won only 5 seats. In the 2017 assembly elections, the SP was reduced from 224 to just 47 seats. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the party won only 5 seats. Dimple Yadav lost the election from Kannauj. In the 2022 assembly elections, once again under the leadership of Akhilesh, the SP was left behind.

After all this, Akhilesh started getting the tag of an air-conditioner leader. However, there was no effect in his gesture. In 2018, he went to a news channel program. When it came to the Anti-Romeo Squad, Akhilesh jokingly said, “The way the Anti-Romeo Squad is raining batons on the youths who love them in UP, Yogi ji does not allow me to get married.”

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