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Secretary General of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Born: August 12, 1952 (age 68 years), Chennai, India

Spouse: Seema Chisti Yechury

Party: Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Education: Jawaharlal Nehru University (1975), MORE

Books: Left Hand Drive: Concrete Analysis of Concrete Conditions

Children: Akhila Yechury, Ashish Yechury

Yechury is married to journalist Seema Chisti, formerly the Delhi editor of BBC Hindi Service.

She was the Resident Editor of Indian Express, Delhi.

He was married before, to Vina Mazumdar’s daughter and has a daughter and a son from this marriage.

His daughter, Akhila Yechury, is a major in history and teaches at the University of Edinburgh and University of St. Andrews.

Mohan Kanda IAS, former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh, is Yechury’s maternal uncle.

His son Ashish Yechury passed away on 22 April 2021 due to Covid-19, he was 34.

Sitaram Yechury 10 Pics, Photos, Pictures

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Sitaram Yechury 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki

Born on 12 August 1952 in a Telugu-speaking Brahmin family of Madras (Chennai), a leader of CPI(M), Sitaram Yechury is a prolific Indian politician, who has proved himself to be quite a vital cog in the democratic machine of our country, often fervently backing up causes he believes in.

He was part of the student protest movement during the emergency and was subsequently elected the President of the JNU Students’ Union thrice during one year (1977–78).

He was elected as its General Secretary on 19 April 2015.

He is a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

Sitaram Yechury was born on August 12,1952.

After school education in Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, he had to move to Delhi due to disruption of academic life as a result of the separate Telengana movement in 1969.

At Delhi, in 1970 he completed Higher Secondary (one Year Course) standing first in the All India merit list.

In 1973, he completed B.A.(Hons) in Economics, first class, from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.

In 1975, he completed M.A., first class, in Economics, from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi.

Subsequently, he joined JNU for a Ph.D. degree which he could not complete due to his arrest during Emergency.

He joined Students Federation of India (SFI) in 1974, while at JNU.

He joined the CPI(M) in 1975.

He was underground for sometime, organising resistance to Emergency, before his arrest in 1975.

After Emergency, he was elected as President of JNU Students’ Union thrice during one year (1977-78).

In 1978, he was elected as SFI’s All India Joint Secretary. He left SFI as its President in 1986.

In 1984, he was invited to the Central Committee of the CPI(M).

He was elected to the Central Committee in the CPI(M) XII Congress in 1985, to the Central Secretariat at the XIII Congress in 1988 and to the Polit Bureau at the XIV Congress in 1992.

He is currently a member of the Polit Bureau, Head of the International Department and Editor of the CPI(M) Central Weekly, Peoples’ Democracy.

He is a member of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of the Indian Parliament) and leader of the CPI(M) Group in Parliament.