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Constituency Uttar Pradesh
Name Mayawati
Party BSP
S/O,D/O,W/O Sri Prabhu Das
Age 60
Address 13 A Mall Avenue Lukhnow
Self Profession Self Occupation
Spouse Profession
Criminal Cases 0
Education B.A., B. Ed., LL.B. Educated at Kalindi College, University of Delhi, BMLG College, Ghaziabad, Meerut University and University of Delhi
Total Asset Rs:1,11,64,24,840
Liablities Rs:87,68,724
Email
Contact
Freedom Fighter No
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation Chairperson, Bahujan Prerna Trust; reading and writing
Maritial Status UnMarried
Mother's Name Shrimati Ram Rathi
Home town Gautam Budh Nagar district

About:
Mayawati (full name: Mayawati Prabhu Das, commonly known as Kumari Mayawati (Miss Mayawati),born 15 January 1956) is an Indian politician who served four terms as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP). She is the national president of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which focuses on a platform of social change to improve the of the weakest strata of Indian society — the Bahujans or Dalits, Other Backward Classes, and religious minorities. She was Chief Minister briefly in 1995 and again in 1997, then from 2002 to 2003 and from 2007 to 2012.



BSP presidentship:
On 15 December 2001, in an address during a rally in Lucknow, Kanshi Ram named Mayawati as his successor.She was elected national president of the BSP for her first term on 18 September 2003.She was elected unopposed for a second consecutive term on 27 August 2006,and for a third term on 30 August 2014.
Political and legal issues:
Mayawati's political career has attracted praise and controversy.She has been praised for her fundraising efforts on behalf of her party, and her birthdays were major media events as well as a symbol for her supporters. The increase in her personal wealth and that of her party have been viewed by critics as signs of corruption.



Personal life:
Mayawati is widely regarded as a self-made woman politician that began a political career at the cost of her own struggle, hard work and capabilities unlike many women politicians in India like Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi that rose to the top due to nepotism and dynastic politics.Mayawati chose to remain unmarried so as to serve people from the weaker sections of society and to ensure that her political opponents would not accuse her of nepotism.
In 2007-08, Mayawati paid ₹26.26 crore (US$3.9 million) as income tax. She was at number 20 in I-T department's compilation of the top 200 taxpayers' list with names like Shah Rukh Khan and Sachin Tendulkar as they top the list in their respective fields. Most of her income comes as "gifts" from her faithfull supporters of Bahujan Movement started by Kanshi Ram. She paid ₹15 crore (US$2.2 million) in advance tax in April–December, 2007.


Positions Held
1989-1991 Member, Ninth Lok Sabha (first term) April 1994 Elected to Rajya Sabha 3 June-18 Oct. 1995 Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh(first time) 21 March-20 Sept. 1997 Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh (second time) 1996-98 and 2002 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1998 Member, Twelfth Lok Sabha (second term) 1999 Member, Thirteenth Lok Sabha (third term) 3 May 2002 -26 Aug. 2003 Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh (third time) 2004 Member, Fourteenth Lok Sabha (resigned on 5th July 2004) July 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha 2007 and 2010 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council 13 May 2007-14 Mar. 2012 Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh (fourth time) April 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha



Countries Visited:
Visited Canada, Denmark, France, Japan, Switzerland, Korea and Taiwan as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh; London (U.K.), to inaugurate the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial Community Centre as Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) National Vice-President in 2000; addressed the UN General Assembly while participating in an international seminar on the topic, “Democracy Through Partnership Between Men And Women”, organised by the Inter- Parliamentary Union (IPU) on 7 June, 2000 in New York, (U.S.A.)
Other Information:



As a teacher remained associated with BAMCEF (The All-India Backward {Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs), Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and Minority Communities Employees Federation) since 1977; joined politics through the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) launched on 14 April, 1984 on the birth anniversary of Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar; National President of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) since 18 September, 2003; US News Magazine 'Newsweek' in its 15 Oct. 2007 issue listed her as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh among eight women leaders worldwide who have reached the top despite all odds; ranked among 'Fifty faces that shaped the decade', by Financial Times, London; has received wide media publicity and acclaim for building political career as champion of the 'Bahujan Samaj' i.e. poor strata people and has ambitions to enlarge her mission of upliftment of a community, downtrodden for centuries, beyond Castes and boundary of Uttar Pradesh; Chairperson, BSP Parliamentary Party