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Arun Verma

Arun Verma
Members of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
15 March 2012
Constituency SadarSultanpur
Personal details
Born (1986-09-12) 12 September 1986
Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Political party Samajwadi Party
Spouse(s) Nivedita Verma
Residence Tindauli, Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Profession Politician
Religion Hindu

Arun Verma (born 12 September 1986)[1] represents SADAR vidhansabha of Sultanpur as the member of legislative assembly. He is an Indian politician and Member of the Samajwadi Party.

He is the India’s Youngest MLA(at the age of 25).[2] Arun Verma also Awarded From Indian student parliament for Adarsh Yuva Vidhayak Puraskar (Awards for Best Young Legislator).[3] Arun is also identified one of the close MLA to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and member of his team Eleven.

Early Life and Education

Arun Verma was born on 12 September 1986 in a middle-class Kurmi family at Sultanpur uttar pradesh. His father, was a Gram Pradhan.Verma did his basic education from government primary schools and Pandit Raja Ram Tiwari Inter College in Sultanpur. In 2003, Arun got admitted to Saroj Institute of Management and Technology in Lucknow to pursue B Tech.[4]

A chance meeting with Akhilesh Yadav in December 2003 changed the course of his career. Akhilesh, who was then an MP of Samajwadi Party (SP), advised Arun to work for the uplift of the poor. Inspired by Akhilesh's advice, Arun began visiting Sultanpur, whenever he had time off from his studies, and worked for the availability of water and power to poor farmers. Arun got recognition for his work and was appointed as the state secretary of Samajwadi Party Lohiya Vahini in 2006.[5]

Political career

The son of Kamal Kant Verma, a farmer in Tindauli village in Uttar Pradesh, Arun is the country's youngest MLA. He is the first person in his family to enter politics.During the 2012 Assembly Elections, SP gave him a ticket from Sultanpur Sadar Assembly, a constituency which the party had never won. But Arun made history by winning from this Congress and BSP stronghold and became the first SP MLA from here.[6]

He joined Samajwadi Party in 2004. Arun verma was the youngest chosen consistent from Akhilesh's band of followers, who got the party ticket to contest at the age of 25. He credits Akhilesh for making the party field young candidates who, he says, made a vital connect with the youth of the state.[7]

Arun defeated BSP strong holding contestant Raj Prakash Upadhyaya and became one of the big margin winner.


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  2. ^ Youngest MLA of India
  3. ^ Adarsh Yuva Vidhayak Puraskar (Awards for Best Young Legislator)
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