Anand Sen Yadav

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Anand Sen Yadav is an Indian politician from the Bahujan Samaj Party who was convicted on charges of kidnapping and murder in 2011.[1]

Sen Yadav first won the 2002 elections from Milkipur, with the Samajwadi Party.

He lost the 2004 general elections by 30,000 votes.[2]

He was indicted in more than ten criminal cases including murder, assault, and extortion,[3] and fought the Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections, 2007 from jail. He won and was appointed Minister of State for food processing in Mayawati's cabinet. He was in jail during the swearing-in ceremony, and a court refused him leave since he was there on "serious criminal charges".[4] Eventually, a second ceremony was held for him.[3] On November 7, 2007, Sen Yadav resigned from his ministerial post, and Mayawati initiated a probe.[5]

In 2011, he was convicted on charges of kidnapping and murder of a female student which occurred in 2007. He was sentenced to life in prison.[1]