27 Facts About Sitaram Yechury

1. Sitaram Yechury was born on 12 August 1952 in a Telugu speaking [3] family in Madras.

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2. Sitaram Yechury criticised the Trinamool Congress for taking different stands in West Bengal and at the national level on upholding democratic rights.

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3. Sitaram Yechury said in order to divert and dilute protests growing against the government over "miseries of people, the ruling BJP and similar other organisations are resorting to sharpening of communal polarisation.

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4. Sitaram Yechury called PM Modi's announcement that 99 per cent goods will now attract 18 per cent or lower GST a "post truth", since 97 per cent of merchandise or services already attract 18 per cent or less GST.

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5. Sitaram Yechury was married before, to Vina Mazumdar's daughter and has a daughter and a son from this marriage.

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6. Sitaram Yechury blames the US for its hegemonic attitude, he said "Now, in their quest for global hegemony, they are trying to capture the energy resources in the world.

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7. Sitaram Yechury justifies disruptions in parliament by calling it a legitimate process in a democracy.

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8. Sitaram Yechury was elected to Rajya Sabha from West Bengal in July 2005.

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9. Sitaram Yechury is continuing as the editor of party organ People's Democracy for the past 20 years.

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10. Sitaram Yechury is again re-elected as General Secretary of CP at the 22nd Party Congress held at Hyderabad during 18 April, 2018 to 22nd April, 2018.

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11. Sitaram Yechury was the first president of SFI who was not from Kerala or Bengal.

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12. Sitaram Yechury was underground for some time, organising resistance to the Emergency, before his arrest.

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13. Sitaram Yechury was arrested in 1975 during the Emergency while he was still a student at JNU.

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14. Sitaram Yechury is a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of India and was the party's Parliamentary group leader.

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15. Sitaram Yechury was elected as its General Secretary on 19 April 2015.

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16. Sitaram Yechury was born on 12 August 1952 and is an Indian politician and a leader of the Communist Party of India.

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17. Sitaram Yechury said that the two parties will contest the upcoming.

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18. Sitaram Yechury calls on MK Stalin in bid to take forward oppn attempt to stitch mega alliance.

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19. Sitaram Yechury said that a repeat of 2004 coalition success will happen in 2019 He said the coalition will happen in every state In a separate event, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said his party will form coalition at state-level After.

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20. On 3 March 2015 during parliament session, Sitaram Yechury moved an amendment to President Pranab Mukherjee's address on the inaugural day of Parliament's budget session, which was passed by division of votes in Rajya Sabha which brought huge embarrassment to the Modi government.

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21. Sitaram Yechury is billed as the true heir to the coalition-building legacy of former general secretary Harkishan Singh Surjeet.

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22. Sitaram Yechury succeeded Prakash Karat who held the post for three consecutive terms, from 2005 to 2015.

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23. Sitaram Yechury was elected as the fifth General Secretary of CPI at the party's 21st party Congress in Visakhapatnam on 19 April 2015.

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24. Sitaram Yechury was elected to the Politburo at the Fourteenth Congress in 1992.

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25. Sitaram Yechury joined the Students Federation of India in 1974.

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26. Sitaram Yechury was born on 12 August 1952 in a Telugu speaking Brahmin family in Madras.

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27. Sitaram Yechury is an Indian politician and a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

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