Akash Anand Age, Wife, Caste, Family, Biography

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Marriage Date: 26 March 2023
Age: 29 Years
Wife: Dr. Pragya Siddharth

Akash Anand

Profession(s)Politician and Businessman
Known forBeing the nephew of BSP Supremo Mayawati
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyBahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
Bahujan Samaj Party Logo
Political JourneyJoined the BSP in 2016
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1995
Age (as of 2024)29 Years
BirthplaceNoida, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolPathways World School, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
CollegeUniversity of Plymouth, England
Educational QualificationMBA
CasteScheduled Caste
AddressB-182, Sector 44, Noida-201301
Controversies• When he attended the SP-BSP alliance press conference in January 2019, he was targeted for his pricey Gucci shoes. Later on, Mayawati in a press conference said that media was unduly targeting her nephew for shoes.
Akash Anand Controversial Gucci Shoes
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date26 March 2023
Akash Anand's wedding photo
Wife/SpouseDr. Pragya Siddharth
ParentsFather- Anand Kumar (Former Politician)
Anand Kumar with Akash Anand
Mother- Vichitra Lata
SiblingsBrother- 1 (Name Not Known)
Sister(s)- 2 (Names Not Known)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Akash Anand

  • Akash Anand is a BSP leader and nephew of BSP Supremo Mayawati. He joined the Bahujan Samaj Party in the year 2016 and since then he has been an active member of the party.
  • Akash Anand is the son of Mayawati’s younger brother Anand Kumar. He is often seen in party meetings with Mayawati. Akash’s name was also included in the List of star campaigners during the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.

    Akash Anand with Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav in a rally

    Akash Anand with Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav in a rally

  • His father, Anand Kumar, was made the vice president of BSP for “non-political” affairs. But he had to step down from the post to avoid allegations of nepotism and dynastic politics. [1]The Quint
  • After his MBA from London, he returned to India in 2015 and has been handling his father’s business since then.
  • He made his first official public appearance with Mayawati in 2016 when he went to Saharanpur with her. He also shared the stage with Mayawati during her Meerut Rally in 2017.
  • On 14 May 2016, he was appointed as the Director of DJT Financial Services Privat Limited. Later, on 24 January 2017, he was appointed as MD of DJT Corporation and Investments Private Limited.
  • When Mayawati was banned from campaigning by the Election Commission of India for 2 days, Akash Anand came forth, took the mantle and addressed a joint “Mahagathbandhan” rally at the Kothi Meena Bazar Ground in Agra on 16 April 2019.

  • Mayawati announced Akash Anand as her successor on 10 December 2023. [2]India Today However, on 7 May 2024, she removed him as her political heir and party’s National Coordinator, citing he was not mature enough to hold these portfolios. On 23 June 2024, Mayawati again appointed him BSP national coordinator and named him her political successor. [3]NDTV
  • Here’s an interesting video about his biography: