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Sudhir Yadav

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Sudhir Yadav
State Spokesperson, Aam Aadmi Party
Assumed office
August 2015
Personal details
Born (1990-12-15) 15 December 1990 (age 28)
Gurugram district, Haryana, India
Citizenship India
Political partyAam Aadmi Party
ResidenceFarrukhnagar, Gurgaon
OccupationActivist, politician

Sudhir Yadav is an Indian politician and RTI (Right to Information) activist from the state of Haryana, India[1]. He has filed several Public Interest Litigation (PILs) in the Supreme Court and High Court of India. He serves as the Aam Aadmi Party's media in-charge's or spokesperson for the state of Haryana. [2][3][4]

Education[edit | edit source]

Yadav attended Government Post Graduate College (Gurugram), where he received his master's degree in Computer application.

Social Activism[edit | edit source]

Yadav is an RTI and social activist.[5] Through RTI, he exposed a school that called itself Delhi Public School (DPS) in Farrukhnagar. The school was not affiliated to the Delhi Public School (DPS) Society and was ordered shut.[6][7]

Yadav filed 3 PILs in the Supreme Court of India against the government of India. The first was against making Aadhaar card mandatory for availing digital locker facility.[8] The second was to oblige government officials, representatives of people and judiciary and those serving in the local bodies to send their children to government schools.[9] The third was to urge the Indian government to ban WhatsApp[10][11] and other messaging services that have end-to-end encryption[12][13][14], and thus providing the Indian government with no means to access these messages.[15][16][17]

Yadav also filed several PILs in Haryana and Panjab High Court over state government making Aadhaar card mandatory for school admission.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Yadav belongs to a middle-class family. His father is an ex-army veteran. He is currently living in Farrukhnagar, Gurgaon, Haryana.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Five AAP workers detained". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2018-11-19. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  2. "AAP says its leader Naveen Jaihind will be party's CM candidate in 2019 Haryana elections - Firstpost". www.firstpost.com. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  3. "AAP declares Naveen Jaihind as Haryana CM candidate". The Indian Express. 2018-06-27. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  4. "Naveen Jaihind to be Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate in 2019 Haryana elections | India News". Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  5. "SC dismisses PIL seeking ban on WhatsApp, other messaging apps". Zee News. 2016-06-29. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  6. "Two Gurgaon schools accused of misusing 'DPS' name, get notices". The Indian Express. 2015-08-12. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  7. IANS (2015-08-18). "'Fake' DPS school ordered shut in Gurgaon". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  8. Correspondent, Legal (2015-09-29). "SC dismisses PIL on digital locker". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  9. "Make all public servants' children go to Government schools: RTI activist's plea in SC". Live Law. 2015-08-25. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  10. "Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp - Firstpost". www.firstpost.com. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  11. "Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp next Wednesday". India Today. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  12. "Supreme Court to Hear Plea to Ban WhatsApp". NDTV Gadgets360.com. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  13. Jain, Mayank. "Meet the man who's addicted to WhatsApp – but moved the Supreme Court to have it banned". Scroll.in. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  14. "Supreme Court Rejects Petition to Ban WhatsApp". News18. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  15. "WhatsApp Aiding Terrorists, Ban It, Supreme Court Told". NDTV.com. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  16. (www.dw.com), Deutsche Welle. "Is WhatsApp a threat to India's security? | DW | 29.06.2016". DW.COM. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  17. "Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking ban on WhatsApp". The Economic Times. 2016-06-29. Retrieved 2018-10-13.

External links[edit | edit source]

Official website

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