Akhilesh takes UP's charge

Updated: Mar 15, 2012 22:03 IST

Governor of Uttar Pradesh Banwari Lal Joshi and new chief minister of UP Akhilesh Yadav speak during the swearin-in ceremony in Lucknow. The 38-year-old engineering graduate was sworn in as the head of Uttar Pradesh, having bested the heir to the country's leading political dynasty in a watershed election. AFP PHOTO/STR
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Governor of Uttar Pradesh Banwari Lal Joshi and new chief minister of UP Akhilesh Yadav speak during the swearin-in ceremony in Lucknow. The 38-year-old engineering graduate was sworn in as the head of Uttar Pradesh, having bested the heir to the country's leading political dynasty in a watershed election. AFP PHOTO/STR

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