Mayawati

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Mayawati
Mayawati in 2016 (cropped).jpg
Mayawati in 2016
President of the Bahujan Samaj Party
Assumed office
18 September 2003
Preceded byKanshi Ram
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 2012 – 20 July 2017
Succeeded byAnil Agrawal, BJP
ConstituencyUttar Pradesh
18th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
In office
3 June 1995 – 18 October 1995
Preceded byMulayam Singh Yadav
Succeeded byPresident's rule
In office
21 March 1997 – 21 September 1997
Preceded byPresident's rule
Succeeded byKalyan Singh
In office
3 May 2002 – 29 August 2003
Preceded byPresident's rule
Succeeded byMulayam Singh Yadav
In office
13 May 2007 – 15 March 2012
Preceded byMulayam Singh Yadav
Succeeded byAkhilesh Yadav
Personal details
Born
Mayawati Prabhu Das

(1956-01-15) 15 January 1956 (age 66)
New Delhi, India
Political partyBahujan Samaj Party
ResidenceLucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Alma mater
OccupationPolitician

Mayawati (born 15 January 1956) is an Indian politician. She was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh four times between 1995, 1997, 2002 to 2003 and from 2007 until 2012.[1] She is the national president of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) since 2003.[2] From 2012 until 2017, she was a member of the Rajya Sabha.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mayawati resigns, Mulayam stakes claim BSP snaps ties with NDA * Governor sends report to Centre". tribuneindia.com. 27 August 2003. Archived from the original on 23 February 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  2. "BSP leader Kumari Mayawati - also called by her other name, Iron Lady". The Times of India. 4 February 2017. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 19 November 2017.