Mulayam Singh Yadav Dies At 82 Live Updates: Political Leaders Pay Tributes

Mulayam Singh Yadav was in the hospital since August.

New Delhi:

Mulayam Singh Yaav, veteran politician and Samajwadi Party founder, died today at a hospital in Gurugram after prolonged illness. The 82-year-old was in the hospital since August and was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Gurugram-based Medanta Hospital on October 2.

Uttar Pradesh will observe three days of state mourning for the death of Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, condoling Yadav’s death, said he was a remarkable personality and was widely admired as a grounded leader. “Mulayam Singh Yadav served people diligently and devoted his life towards popularising ideals of Jayaprakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia,” he said in a tweet. President Droupadi Murmu said the achievements of Yadav, who came from an ordinary environment, were extraordinary

The Congress mourned the veteran leader and said it was an irreparable loss to Indian politics. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Yadav’s unparalleled contribution to politics as defence minister and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh will always be remembered.

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.

Mulayam Singh Yadav Dies: Here are the updates

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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 here on Monday.

“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 on the sidelines of a function at SKICC here.

He prayed and wished for strength and patience to his family.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that Mulayam Singh Yadav’s death was a colossal loss to Indian politics.

Amit Shah visits Gurugram hospital to pay Mulayam Singh tributes

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Medanta hospital in Gurugram where Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav died on Monday and paid his tributes to him.

Soon after the news came about the leader’s demise, Amit Shah drove to the hospital to share the family’s grief.

The home minister met Mulayam’s family members, including son and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, at the hospital and expressed his condolences.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister condoles Mulayam Singh Yadav’s death

Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi, Chief Minister M K Stalin and several leaders condoled the demise of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, who died at a private hospital in Gurugram after prolonged illness on Monday.

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati expressed her condolences after Samajwadi Party founder and arch-rival Mulayam Singh Yadav breathed his last this morning.

Telangana Chief Minister KCR Condoles Mulayam Singh Yadav’s Death

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao or KCR has condoled the death of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav.

K Chandrasekhar Rao said Mr Yadav worked for the welfare of the poor and weaker sections throughout his life. Read More 

Mulayam was deeply committed to socialist political traditions: Deve Gowda

Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda on Monday said Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav was deeply committed to the secular and socialist political traditions.

Mulayam Singh Yadav died on Monday at a private hospital in Gurugram after prolonged illness. He was 82.

The Janata Dal (Secular) supremo said he was deeply saddened by the passing away of his longtime colleague and friend.

Akhilesh Yadav mourns father Mulayam Singh Yadav

Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has condoled the death of Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh Yadav had all qualities to be PM: Samajwadi Party vice president 

Describing deceased former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav as a leader of the whole country, Samajwadi Party vice-president Kiranmoy Nanda on Monday said that he had all the qualities to be a prime minister.

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, also a former defence minister of India, died on Monday at a hospital in Gurugram after a prolonged illness.

 A Timeline Of His Political Journey

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav died at Medanta hospital of Gurugram on Monday. He was 82. Here’s a timeline on his life and political journey
Australia’s envoy to India mourns Mulayam Singh Yadav

Australia’s envoy to India Barry O’Farrell extended his condolences over the death of the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, who died at a Gurugram Hospital on Monday.

“Saddened to hear of the passing of a veteran politician and former #UttarPradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav ji. My condolences to his family and friends. Om Shantim” Barry O’Farrell AO tweeted.

Goa Chief MinisterSawant expresses grief on Mulayam Singh Yadav’s death
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday condoled the death of Samajwadi Party founder and former defence minister Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Yadav, 82, the three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, passed away at the Medanta hospital in Gurugram on Monday afte prolonged illness.

“Saddened by the passing away of Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & Former Defence Minister of India Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav. My deepest condolences to the family. May God bestow Sadgati to the departed soul. Om Shanti,” Mr Sawant tweeted.

Amit Shah pays tribute to veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav
Home Minister Amit Shah pays tribute to veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav at Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital.

Eknath Shinde mourns Mulayam Singh Yadav’s death
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday expressed grief over the death of Samajwadi Party supremo and three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Mulayam Singh Yadav and lauded his role in the development of UP.

Mr Yadav, 82, died on Monday at a hospital in Gurugram after prolonged illness. The former defence minister was admitted to hospital since August and was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Gurugram-based Medanta Hospital on October 2.

Mulayam Singh’s death is end of an era in Indian politics: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday expressed condolences over the demise of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, terming the tragedy an end of an era in Indian politics.

Mr Shah took to Twitter to express his grief and said that the Samajwadi Party supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister will always be remembered as a ‘grassroots leader’.

“Mulayam Singh Yadav ji remained active in politics for decades with his unique political skills. During the Emergency, he raised his voice for the restoration of democracy. He will always be remembered as a grassroots leader. His death marks the end of an era in Indian politics,” Shah tweeted in Hindi.

Nitish Kumar mourns Mulayam Singh Yadav
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.

Mulayam Singh Yadav dies: Home Minister Amit Shah reaches Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s demise irreparable loss to Indian politics: Congress
The Congress on Monday condoled Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav’s death, and said it was an irreparable loss to Indian politics.

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Yadav’s unparalleled contribution to Indian politics as defence minister and chief minister of Uttar Pradesh will always be remembered.

“My deepest condolences to Akhilesh Yadav and all other loved ones,” she said in a tweet in Hindi.

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said 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,” Ramesh said in a tweet.

Mulayam Singh Yadav to be cremated on Tuesday

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav will be cremated in Saifai, his native village in Etawah district, on Tuesday around 3 pm, the party has said.

Mulayam Singh Yadav, 82, died on Monday in a private hospital in Gurugram at 8.16 am after a prolonged illness.

Amit Shah condoles the death of veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Sing Yadav dies at 82: Amit Shah will reach Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reach Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital shortly, where veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav died today.

Yog Adityanath on Mulayam Singh Yadav: He was a pillar of socialism
“He was a pillar of socialism. His death is the end of an era of struggle,” Yogi Adityanath said. “I wish peace to the departed soul and my condolences to the bereaved family and supporters,” he added.

Arvind Kejriwal mourns Mulayam Singh Yadav
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday expressed his grief on the death of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and prayed for strength to his family and admirers to bear the loss.

“Received the sad news of demise of former Chief Minister of UP and Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav. May almighty rest his soul at his feet and give strength to his family and admirers to bear the loss,” Mr Kejriwal said in a tweet.

PM Modi on Mulayam Singh Yadav: key soldier for democracy during the Emergency
“Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji distinguished himself in UP and national politics. He was a key soldier for democracy during the Emergency,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a series of tweets.

Mulayam Singh Yadav Dies At 82: Yogi Adityanath Declares 3-Day Mourning In UP
Uttar Pradesh will observe three days of state mourning for the death of Samajwadi party veteran Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced. The BJP leader also spoke to Mulayam Singh’s son Akhilesh Yadav, who is Leader of Opposition in the assembly, and brother Ram Gopal Yadav over the phone to convey his condolences, said a spokesperson.

PM’s Tribute To Mulayam Singh Yadav: “Key Soldier During Emergency”
Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav died today following prolonged illness. He was 82.

Mr Yadav was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital since August. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced three-day state mourning and said the last rites of Mr Yadav will be performed with full state honours.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his anguish over the veteran politician’s death and said that he was a key soldier for democracy during the Emergency.

Mulayam Singh Yadav Dies At 82
Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Samajwadi Party patriarch and a three-time Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, died this morning. He was 82.

He was considered a key component in opposition politics, though ill-health forced him out of the limelight on the national stage for the last few years.

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