Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party Founder Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away in the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. He was 82.
Mulayam was born on November 22, 1939 and was one of the most prominent leaders of Uttar Pradesh who served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh thrice and has also served in the Union Government as the Minister of Defence. He has been elected 10 times as MLA and 7 times as Lok Sabha MP.
Mulayam's body arrives at native Saifai village
The body of Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav arrived at his native Saifai village Monday evening, hours after the leader died at a Gurugram hospital. The body was brought here from Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital.
Mulayam Singh was deep-rooted leader who changed direction of UP politics: MP CM
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday remembered Mulayam Singh Yadav as a deep-rooted leader who changed the direction of politics in Uttar Pradesh.
Hundreds gather at SP office in Lucknow
All roads in Lucknow today led to the Vikramaditya Marg Samajwadi Party office, where hundreds of party leaders and workers gathered after learning about the demise of their 'Netaji' Mulayam Singh Yadav. As a mark of mourning, the party flag was flown at half-mast.
LK Advani pays tributes to Mulayam
Veteran BJP leader L K Advani on Monday described Samajwadi Party (SP) founder Mulayam Singh Yadav as a stalwart of Indian politics and a grassroots leader who endeared himself to the masses by working tirelessly for the uplift of the weaker sections of the society.
Mulayam Singh Yadav was 'true warrior' of grassroots politics: Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hailed Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who died today, as a "true warrior" of grassroots politics and also attended a condolence meet to grieve his death.
Has left huge void in Indian politics: Farooq Abdullah on Singh's demise
SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav was a great leader and his demise has left a huge void in Indian politics, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah said on Monday.
Mulayam Singh's death loss for whole nation: Jyotiraditya Scindia
Mulayam Singh Yadav spent his life as a public servant and in service of the country and his demise is a loss for the whole nation, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said today. “Today, we have received a very sad news of passing away of Mulayam Singh ji who served as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh as well as the Union Defence Minister. He had a long history of public service," Scindia told reporters.
Kerala Guv, CM and Speaker condole death of Yadav
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, state assembly Speaker A N Shamseer, and various other political leaders on Monday condoled the death of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Piyush Goyal says Mulayam Singh Yadav's demise great loss to country
Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the veteran leader's contributions to the nation will be remembered for years to come. "Netaji was dear to all. He devoted his life to Uttar Pradesh and the nation. His demise is a great loss to the country. His contributions to the nation will be remembered for many years to come. Om Shanti," Goyal said.
Nitish condoles Mulayam's death
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday expressed grief over the death of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav.
In his condolence message, Kumar recounted the long political journey of Yadav who was the Defence Minister in the United Front government of 1990s, besides having served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh thrice.
"He was a towering socialist leader who never compromised with the interests of the poor and the farmers", said Kumar
Mortal remains of MulayamvSingh Yadav being taken to Saifai
Mortal remains of veteran politician #MulayamSinghYadav being taken to Saifai, his ancestral village in Uttar Pradesh, from Gurugram's Medanta Hospital. His last rites will be held in Saifai on October 11.
Mulayam was a great Parliamentarian and distinguished administrator: Manmohan Singh
‘My deepest condolences to his family,’ Mayawati
‘Very sad news of the passing away of veteran Samajwadi Party leader and former Chief Minister of UP Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav ji today. My deepest condolences to his family and all well wishers. May God give them all the strength to bear this sorrow,’ Mayawati tweets
How ‘Netaji’ turned the political landscape in UP
Samajwadi Party founder and patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav died on Monday at a Gurugram-based Medanta Hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 82-year old. Born on November 22, 1939 into a farming family in Saifai near Etawah in Uttar Pradesh, Yadav spawned the state’s most prominent political clan. Read More
‘You will be PM again,’ When Mulayam had wished PM Modi for 2nd term
During the 16th Lok Sabha session Mulayam Singh Yadav's comments on Narendra Modi had stunned his son and the entire opposition. He wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi to become the Prime Minister again and said, "I want to congratulate the Prime Minister that he tried to move forward by taking everyone along. I hope all the members will return to the House after winning the re-election and you (Narendra Modi) will become the Prime Minister again."
It was ahead of 2019 general elections when opposition of planning to form a maha gathbandhan (grand alliance) to take on Modi's BJP. His statement appreciating and predicting Modi's win had stirred the hornet's nest, shocking his son Akhilesh Yadav too,
Mulayam Singh Yafav's Last Rites to be conducted in Safai tomorrow
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav's office has confirmed that last rites of Mulayam Singh Yadav will be held at Saifai, his ancestral village in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow with full state honours
Amit Shah to meet Akhilesh Yadav and pay last respect to Mulayam
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reach Gurugram's Medanta Hospital shortly, where veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav breathed his last today.
He strived for the welfare of the poor and downtrodden: Telangana CM
Sri Mulayam Singh had joined politics inspired by great socialist leader Sri Ram Manohar Lohia and freedom fighter Sri Raj Narayan. He strived for the welfare of the poor and downtrodden as the three-time CM of India's most populated State, UP and as Union Cabinet Minister: Telangana CM
‘Dharti Putra’ Mulayam Singh Yadav's death irreparable loss to the country: President Murmu
'The death of Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav is an irreparable loss to the country. The achievements of Mulayam Singh Yadav ji, who came from an ordinary environment, were extraordinary. 'Dharti Putra' Mulayam ji was a veteran leader associated with the land. He was respected by people of all parties. My deepest condolences to his family members and supporters!," President Murmu tweeted
Mulayam was a strong force in our country's fight against communal politics: Siddaramaiah
Saddened to hear the passing away of former Uttar Pradesh CM & founder of Samajvadi Party Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav. He was one of the strong forces in our country's fight against communal politics. My deepest condolences to all his family members & well-wishers,' tweets Siddaramaiah
His death is very painful: Rajnath Singh
Rajnath Singh Tweeted his condolences
“Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav ji was a grassroots leader who played a prominent role in the politics of Uttar Pradesh for many decades. In his long public life, he worked in many positions and contributed to the development of the country, society and the state. His death is very painful."
“Despite being an opponent in politics, Mulayam Singh ji had the best relations. Whenever I met him, he would talk about many subjects with a very open mind. Interactions with him on many occasions will always be fresh in my memory. My condolences to his family and supporters in this hour of grief."
Last rites will be held with full state honours
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav's office has confirmed that last rites of Mulayam Singh Yadav will be held at Saifai, his ancestral village in Uttar Pradesh. UP CM Yogi Adityanath has said that the last rites of the veteran politician will be held with full state honours.
A rare gentleman, he was polite, and quietly went about achieving his socialist goals: Chandrababu Naidu
Deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji. I lost a dear brother today. Over 4 decades, I have had the fortune of spending plenty of time with the OBC stalwart who always impressed me with his charm, humility & deep understanding of Indian politics. A rare gentleman, he was polite, and quietly went about achieving his socialist goals that transformed the lives of millions, becoming a much loved mass leader in the journey. Deepest condolences to @yadavakhilesh Ji, his family and the people of Uttar Pradesh. Om Shanthi.
Netaji was one of the tallest socialist leader our country: Supriya Sule
‘Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Former Union Defence Minister and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji. Netaji was one of the tallest socialist leader our country has seen,’ tweets Supriya Sule
Mulayam was champion of the interests of the marginalised: Sitaram Yechury
‘The champion of the interests of the marginalised and backward: Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav ji steadfastly fought against religious bigotry at a crucial time for India, upholding the unity and integrity of India. Deepest condolences,’ tweets Sitaram Yechury
Mulayam always stood for the upliftment of the poor, downtrodden and minorities of his state: Ghulam Nabi Azad
‘Saddened to hear about the demise of veteran leader Shri Mulayam Singh Yadavji, who always stood for the upliftment of the poor, downtrodden and minorities of his state. I have fond memories of my long association with him since 1987. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family,’ tweets Ghulam Nabi Azad
Thiru Mulayam Singh was deeply committed to secular ideals: Stalin
"Saddened by the demise of former CM of UP and senior leader of @samajwadiparty Thiru. Mulayam Singh. One of the tallest figures in Indian Politics who stood for reservation for the OBC, Thiru Mulayam Singh was deeply committed to secular ideals. His death is an irreparable loss," tweets MK Stalin
Mulayam Singh Yadav was a stalwart Lohiaite: Jairam Ramesh
“Mulayam Singh Yadav was a stalwart Lohiaite but had admirers across political spectrum. His tenures as CM of UP were very consequential. He played a key national role on 2 occasions: Deve Gowda & Gujral govts as Defence Min,& in 2002 when he proposed APJ Abdul Kalam for President," tweets Jairam Ramesh
One of tallest Indian politician: YSR
3-day state mourning in Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh government has announced a three-day state mourning on the demise of veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav. His last rites will be performed with full state honours, says Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Mulayam Singh Yadav became an MLA at the age of 28
After completing MA Mulayam did a course in BT from Jain Inter College, Karhal and worked as a teacher in Jain Inter College for some time,. Soon after he was pulled towards politics. He became an MLA at the age of 28. His closeness with MLA Nathu Singh increased. In the 1967 assembly elections Nathu Singh left his seat of Jaswantnagar and gave ticket to Mulayam from the Socialist Party and the fortune-rich Mulayam Singh Yadav became an MLA at the age of 28.
Mulayam was widely admired as a humble and grounded leader: Modi
'His demise pains me,' tweeted Prime Minister Modi
Mulayam key soldier for democracy during emergency: PM Modi
Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji distinguished himself in UP and national politics. He was a key soldier for democracy during the Emergency. As Defence Minister, he worked for a stronger India. His Parliamentary interventions were insightful and emphasised on furthering national interest.
Mulayam Singh Yadav passes away at 82, son Akhilesh Yadav confirms
Samajwadi Party tweeted to announce the death of its founder Mulayam Singh Yadav who was under treatment since August 22 for his regular medical checkups and examinations. Last week suddenly his health deteriorated after which he was shifted to ICU at Medanta Hospital.
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