It is no secret that many prominent leaders received world-class education to prepare them for statecraft and statecraft. Indian politicians are no exception – and this includes famous figures such as Oxford-educated Indira Gandhi, the country’s first and so far only female Prime Minister, and Manmohan Singh, who completed graduate degrees in economics both at Oxford and Cambridge before entering politics.
The world’s largest democracy is looking to start 2022 with massive elections in five major countries that could change the course of national politics. In February and March, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Punjab, Manipur and Uttarakhand states will witness More than 180 million voters The polling station has been hit, unchecked by the spike in COVID-19 cases.
The upcoming state legislature elections aren’t without candidates who have been educated abroad, either. Here are some of the names we educated abroad that will appear in the polls starting next month:
Akhilesh Yadav, one of the leading candidates to run in the Uttar Pradesh state elections, has been a mainstay of Indian politics since the early 2000s. The former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh represents the Samajwadi Party, a socialist political party founded by Yadav’s father in 1992.
After completing his undergraduate and masters studies in Civil Engineering at JSS Science and Technology University in Mysore, Yadav I progressed in his education more He holds a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Sydney. It is often consideredmodern face“From the Samajwadi party, Yadav is set to be The hand of the challenger To Yogi Adityanath of the BJP in the House of Representatives in Uttar Pradesh next February. 10, 2022 state elections.
There may still be a long way to go for India’s elections in terms of gender parity, but there have been female candidates who have had the courage to take the lead against their male counterparts. Mahwa Muitra has emerged as an outspoken voice of opposition in the Indian Parliament, and will run as a candidate for the All India Trinamool Congress in the coastal state of Goa when voting begins on February 14, 2022.
Prior to her involvement in politics, Moytra was an investment banker for the American multinational JPMorgan Chase. Worked in London and New York, and Graduated from Mount Holyoke College In the United States in 1998, he studied mathematics and economics. Dual majors began her career in international finance, until her entry into politics in 2009.
“I think the most important thing is to keep track of what you want to do. If you don’t do what your heart tells you to do, you will always be humble about it,” says Muytra When her university asked her about passion and leadership. She certainly responded well to her own advice, and is now one of the most recognizable faces in Indian politics.
This is a Texas born politician Rashtriya leads Luke Dahl (RLD) The party is after his father and founder, Ajit Singh, passed away from COVID-related complications last year. Chaudhry earned his undergraduate degree at Shri Venkateswara College of Delhi University and later pursued his MSc in Accounting and Finance at the prestigious London School of Economics in 2002.
Investment banker-turned-politician rose to prominence when he elect as a Member of Parliament in 2009. Chaudhry made good use of his education during his first term by serving as a member of several Parliamentary Committees, including the Standing Committees on Trade, Agriculture and Finance, and the Advisory Committee on Finance. He is known to speak loudly agricultural issues, such as large-scale arable land acquisition in Uttar Pradesh, and a proponent of sustainable agricultural practices in India.
Sukhbir Singh Badal
Last but not least the Indian politicians who studied abroad Sokbir Singh Pandal. First elect In Parliament in 1996, Bendal was awarded the Master of Arts in Economics Degree from Punjab University in Chandigarh, and MBA from California State University in the United States. The name Padal is no stranger to the Indian political scene; It is a breed of its own in Punjab. Badal Take charge From Shiromani Akali Dal’s party from his father in 2008, himself a prominent figure who became an Indian figure youngest prime minister in 1970.