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Akhilesh Pati Tripathi

Akhilesh Pati Tripathi

Akhilesh Pati Tripathi is an Indian politician belonging to Aam Aadmi Party. He is an M.L.A from Model Town constituency in Delhi, since 2013.

Early Life

Akhilesh Pati Tripathi was born on 20 January 1984 in Mehdawal, Sant Kabir Nagar district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. His father Abhay Nandan Tripathi was a school teacher.Akhilesh Pati Tripathi attended school in his home town Mehdawal and graduated from PCC College, Allahabad. He completed his Master of Arts (degree P. G. – MA) in History from Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in 2008. Tripathi is married with Partima Tripathi on 26 April 2016.Tripathi migrated to Delhi from his home town to become an IAS officer in 2009.Though he passed the preliminary and main IAS exams twice, he could not clear the interview round.Tripathi is a resident of Azadpur, Delhi.He was a private teacher by profession. He is currently a social worker.Tripathi likes social work and reading books as hobbies. He has a criminal case registered against him.

Political Career

Tripathi was involved in the 2011 Indian anti-corruption movement led by Anna Hazare as a volunteer. He campaigned with Arvind Kejriwal encouraging the youth to join the agitation. While initially his family were upset with his decision to join the movement and told him to concentrate on IAS exams, later they supported him.Later, he joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a political outfit that rose from the movement under Kejriwal’s leadership. He led agitations across Delhi on various public issues.