Age of Akhilesh: UP's youngest Chief Minister
March 10, 2012 | Duration: 3 min, 57 sec
Akhilesh Yadav, 38, will be the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He will also be the youngest ever to hold that position. Mr Yadav's name was proposed by senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan at a legislative party meeting today. Soon after being elected, Mr Yadav thanked UP, promised to fulfill all promises that he had made in his exhaustive election campaign and the party's manifesto and made clear that his father, Mulayam Singh Yadav, a three-time Chief Minister himself, would play an important role.