Arun Jaitley was born on 28 December, 1952, in New Delhi. He is our present Finance Minister, Corporate Affairs Minister, and Information & Broadcasting Minister, in the current NDA government.

This minister is the son of Maharaj Kishen Jaitley, an eminent lawyer, and Ratan Prabha, a social activist. He is married to Sangeeta Jaitley. Sangeeta’s father was the ex-Finance Minister, Girdhari Lal Dogra. The couple have two children, Rohan and Sonali.

He did his schooling from St. Xavier’s School of Delhi. He graduated from the prestigious Shri Ram College of Commerce from the University of Delhi. He did his further studies in law from the same university. While in university, he became the student leader of the student political party, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), and in 1974, he stood for the Student Union elections and went on to become its President.

From 1977 onwards, Jaitley began practicing law in many High Courts, as well as the Supreme Court of India. He got the designation of Senior Advocate in the Delhi High Court. In 1989, he became the Additional Solicitor General of India, in the then V. P. Singh government.

He has fought some very high-profile cases during his active years as a lawyer. His clients include major multinational firms like PepsiCo, Madhavrao Scindia, L. K. Advani, and Sharad Yadav, among others. Jaitley has published several books on legal matters. He gave up his legal practice in the year 2009.

Since 1991, Arun is on the national executive board of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was the official spokesperson of the BJP in 1999, before the elections. In 1999, when the Vajpayee government came into power, Arun became a part of the cabinet. He was given the portfolio of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (Independent Charge), and Ministry of State for Disinvestment (Independent Charge). Later on, in 2000, he also got the charge of the Law, Justice & Company Affairs, and Shipping ministries. He was escalated to the main cabinet in November 2000.

He became the leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha, in 2009. He fought the Lok Sabha elections from Amritsar in the general elections of 2014, but faced defeat in the hands of Amarinder Singh, a Congress candidate. He is a member of the upper house from Gujarat. He was included in the main cabinet as the Finance Minister and Defence Minister. The Manila-based Asian Development Bank has Jaitley as a Board of Governor member.

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Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav, the son of the former CM, Mulayam Singh Yadav, the founder as well as a member of Samajwadi Party, and Malti Devi, is the youngest Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) till date. Born on 1st of July in the year of 1973, he is the 20th Chief Minister of UP. He hails from the Saifai village of Etawah District, UP. He has a sibling, Prateek Yadav. Akhilesh completed his education from Dholpur Military School, Rajasthan. After that, from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, he took his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Civil Environment Engineering. He has also attended the University of Sydney, from where he pursued his degree in Environmental Engineering. Before stepping foot into politics, Akhilesh was an Agriculturist, Engineer, and a Social Worker. He was elected to the 13th Lok Sabha in 2000 from Kannauj after which he was elected for the next two consecutive terms. At the age of 38, in 2012 March, he became the youngest person holding the CM post in the UP state. He has been in office since 15th of March 2012. Akhilesh got appointed as the leader of Samajwadi Party on 10th of March 2012. Being a CM, Akhilesh has attained recognition in many of his deeds. He is known to be involved in rural life development and is also known to work for the social welfare of farmers as well as the poor and downtrodden in our country. The “Clean UP, Green UP” initiative by Akhilesh, in which 10 lakh saplings were planted within 8 hours on 7th of November 2015, has even earned its place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Akhilesh is known to have contributed a lot to his party’s rise in the Vidhan Sabha Elections, from a total of 97 seats in 2007 to 224. His name has been chosen as one of the 100 most influential Indians in 2016 by The Indian Express. His latest projects include the “Dial-100” program and the mid-day meal program for labourers and pension scheme workers aged 60. Akhilesh Yadav got married to Dimple Yadav on 24th of November 1999, the 6th member of the Yadav family to be in politics. They have three kids, Aditi and the twins Arjun and Tina. Akhilesh is known to show interest in football and cricket. It has been told that his favorite hobbies include reading books, listening to music and watching films.

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Prahlad Modi

Prahlad Modi is India’s present Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s younger brother. Prahlad Modi was born to Damodardas Bhai Mulchand Modi and mother Heera Ben Modi. He is the fourth child in the family and Narendra Modi’s younger brother. Prahlad has three brothers as well as two sisters. They are six siblings in all. His mother, Heera Ben currently lives with the youngest brother Pankaj Modi. His father, Damodardas Modi used to sell tea. .  Prahlad Modi has an emotional touch with Narendra Modi. It is said that Narendra Modi is not very close to any other family members than his younger brother Prahlad Modi, and his mother, Heera Ben Modi. Prahlad Modi owned a Fair Price Shop in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. After getting old, he stopped his business and retired. Even though he left the business, he is still active with the activities that involve all the struggles and problems faced by the fair price shop owners. Even when his brother, the current Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from the year 2001 to 2014, Prahlad went as a delegate to discuss the problems of the fair price shop owners in the issue of supplies with low quality to the Chief Minister. In September 2016, Prahlad’s daughter Nikunjben (age 41) died suffering from a heart disease. She was suffering from heart disease from over a decade. Her treatment was going on at UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She was married to a computer repairer. Due to poor financial status, she used to give tailoring classes to support the finance. Narendra Modi was attending the G20 summit in China when she passed away. He couldn’t attend the funeral but came back the next day. He called from China to give condolences to Prahlad Modi and his family.

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