Lucknow : On the occasion of his birthday Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav felicitated meritorious students of Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shikha Parishad and distributed laptops to top five rankers of class 10th and 12th on Friday.
In an event organised at the party’s state headquarters, Akhilesh distributed laptops to Prince Patel, Kiran Kushwaha, Palak Awasthi, Nancy Verma, Pranshi Dwivedi (all from Kanpur, Astha Singh (Prayagraj), Ekta Verma (Sitapur), Atharva Shrivastava (Moradabad) and Aniket Sharma (Kannauj), who have topped the class 10 board exams.
Among intermediate toppers, Akhilesh gave laptops to Anshika Yadav, Jiya Mishra, Anchal Yadav, Bal Krishna, Abhimanyu Verma, Prakhar Pathak, Jitin Raj, Swati Goswami and Shreya Soni. In addition to this he also distributed laptops to toppers from Kannauj including Aniket Sharma, Swapnil, Priya, Utkarsh Pal, Aastha, Pallavi Awasthi and Harvansh.
While wishing a bright future to the meritorious students, Akhilesh said, “I hope you all will fulfill your dreams. Only those who work hard in life are successful. Laptops have been given to a few children as we do not have the government in the state. It has been given to remind the government,” he said.
He said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government should fulfill its promise of giving laptops and those related to the IT sector made in Sankalp Patra.
Meanwhile, the 49th birthday of Akhilesh was celebrated by the party workers in Lucknow and across the state.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati extended their warm greetings to the SP chief.