Mulayam Singh Yadav

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Mulayam Singh Yadav

NameMulayam Singh Yadav
Nick NameNeta Ji
DOB22 November 1939
(Age 82 Yr. )
Died10 October 2022

Personal Life

Education M.A. (Political Science)
Caste OBC
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Profession Politician
Birth Place Saifai, Etawah district,  Uttar pradesh, India

Physical Appearance

Height 5 feet 3 inches
Weight 75 kg (approx.)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color White



Father- Late Sughar Singh
Mother- Murti Devi

Marital Status Widower

Malti Devi (died), Sadhana Gupta (died)


Sons- Akhilesh Yadav, Prateek Yadav 


Brother- Shiv Pal Singh Yadav, Ram Gopal Yadav, Abhay Ram Singh Yadav, Rajpal Singh Yadav, Ratan Singh Yadav

Sister- Kamla Devi Yadav

Mulayam Singh Yadav was an Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh . He has also been the Defense Minister of India. He was originally a teacher but leaving teaching, he joined politics . And Samajwadi Party was formed. Netaji was awarded the Padma Vibhushan on the eve of 26 January 2023 by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi 

Personal life

Mulayam Singh Yadav was born on 22 November 1939 in Saifai village of Etawah district in a farmer 's family to Murti Devi and Sughar Singh Yadav . Among his five siblings, Mulayam Singh Yadav is younger than Ratan Singh Yadav and elder to Abhayram Singh Yadav, Shivpal Singh Yadav, Rajpal Singh and Kamla Devi. Professor Ramgopal Yadav is his cousin. Father Sughar Singh wanted to make him a wrestler, but after impressing his political mentor Chaudhary Natthusingh in wrestling in a wrestling-competition organized in Mainpuri , he started his political journey from Natthusingh's traditional assembly constituency Jaswant Nagar. began.

Before joining politics , Mulayam Singh Yadav was appointed spokesperson in Inter College after doing Post Graduate (MA) in Political Science (MA) and BT from Agra University and resigned from the job while being in active politics. Mulayam Singh ji died on 10 October 2022 at Medanta Hospital Gurugram due to prolonged illness [

Political life

Mulayam Singh has been a big socialist and farmer leader of North India. Born in a simple farmer family, Mulayam Singh started his political career as an MLA in Uttar Pradesh. Within a short span of time, Mulayam Singh's influence was visible in the whole of Uttar Pradesh. Mulayam Singh did important work in uplifting the social status of OBC society in Uttar Pradesh. OBCs have an important place in the politics of Uttar Pradesh due to social consciousness. Samajwadi leader Ramsevak Yadav's main follower (disciple) and with his blessings, Mulayam Singh was elected a member of the Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1967 and became a minister. In 1992, he formed the Samajwadi Party . He was elected thrice respectively from 5 December 1989 to 24 January 1991, from 5 December 1993 to 3 June 1996 and from 29 August 2003 to 11 May 2007.He was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh . Apart from this, he has also been the Defense Minister in the Central Government. Mulayam Singh is recognized as the biggest leader of the Yadav community in Uttar Pradesh. Mulayam Singh made a bold contribution in maintaining social harmony in Uttar Pradesh. Mulayam Singh is identified as a secular leader. His party Samajwadi Party is considered to be the largest party in Uttar Pradesh. In the political world of Uttar Pradesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav is fondly called Netaji.

In 2012, the Samajwadi Party got an absolute majority in the Legislative Assembly elections of Uttar Pradesh. It was for the first time that the SP was in a position to form the government on its own in Uttar Pradesh. Akhilesh Yadav, the son of Netaji and the state president of SP, raised the issue of corruption against the BSP government loudly and put the agenda of development in front of the state. Impressed by the promises of development of Akhilesh Yadav, he got wide public support in the entire state. When the question of leadership arose after the election, Netaji made Akhilesh Yadav the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh after consultation with senior colleagues. Akhilesh Yadav is the son of Mulayam Singh. Akhilesh Yadav took Uttar Pradesh forward on the path of development following the path shown by the leader.

Central politics 

Mulayam Singh entered central politics in 1996, when the United Front formed the government by defeating the Congress party. He was made the Defense Minister in this government headed by H.D. Deve Gowda (*Mulayam Singh Yadav had started the practice of bringing back the dead bodies of soldiers from the battlefield.), but this government also could not last long and After giving two Prime Ministers to India in three years, it went out of power. With his estrangement from the 'Bharatiya Janata Party', it seemed that he would be close to the Congress, but in 1999 the Congress failed to form the government due to lack of assurance of his support and the relations between the two parties soured. In the 2002 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections, the Samajwadi Party fielded candidates for 391 seats, while it contested only 281 seats in the 1996 elections.

Political philosophy and foreign travel 

Mulayam Singh Yadav has unwavering faith in the principles of nationalism, democracy, socialism and secularism. His continuous struggle for the interests of Indian languages, Indian culture and the exploited oppressed classes has continued. He has also visited countries like Britain, Russia, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Nepal. Lok Sabha member is said that Mulayam Singh can call at least fifty people on stage in any public meeting in Uttar Pradesh by name. In contrast to the elitist background of Com de Simon, the French doyen of socialism, his Indian version is set in the arena of the once settled village of Sanfai in central India. There he learned the tricks of politics along with wrestling. From the Lok Sabha, Mulayam Singh Yadav was elected as a member of the 11th, 12th, 13th and 15th Lok Sabha.


Legislative Council 1982-1985

Legislative Assembly 1967, 1974, 1977, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1993 and 1996 (eight times)

Leader of the Opposition, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council 1982–1985

Leader of the Opposition, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1985–1987

union cabinet minister

Cooperation and Animal Husbandry Minister 1977

Defense Minister 1996–1998

Proximity to BJP 

Mulayam Singh Yadav does not give any such opportunity to the media, so that he can be accused of being close to 'BJP'. While it is well known in political circles that his personal relationship with Atal Bihari Vajpayee was very cordial. In the year 2003, he formed his government in the state only with the indirect cooperation of BJP. Now in 2012, his assessment proved to be true as well. The 'Samajwadi Party' has achieved the biggest victory so far in Uttar Pradesh. 45 Muslim MLAs are in his party.

Awards and honours

Former Chief Minister and National President of Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav was honored with 'International Jury Award' in London on May 28, 2012. In a release issued by the International Council of Jurists, Sir Gavin Lightman, retired judge of the High Court of London, said that Mr. Yadav's selection for this award is to contribute to the progress of the Bar and the Bench. He said that Mr. Yadav's cooperation in creating brotherhood among the people associated with law and justice sector is wonderful in the world.

It is known that Mulayam Singh Yadav has made a special contribution in the field of law. Mulayam Singh Yadav has a special contribution in providing justice to the people by creating a sense of brotherhood in the society. He has also made significant contributions to several law universities.

Books on Mulayam Singh

Many books have been written on Mulayam Singh. The first name among these is "Mulayam Singh Yadav - Thoughts and Thoughts" which was edited by Ashok Kumar Sharma. Apart from this, "Mulayam Singh: A Political Biography" written by Ram Singh and Anshuman Yadav is now his authentic biography. Dr. Nutan Thakur, a journalist from Lucknow , has also done the work of writing a book highlighting the social, cultural and political importance of Mulayam Singh. 

Conflicting views 

During one of his speeches, Mulayam Singh said on the rape incident that boys make mistakes. In the Lok Sabha election campaign of 2009, Mulayam Singh said that English and computer education should be abolished, it spreads unemployment. On 18 August 2015, he made a controversial statement on rape in a meeting.  Mulayam Singh Yadav was summoned to appear in court by a local court in Mahoba district for expressing views on rape at an e-rickshaw distribution ceremony in Lucknow (18 August 2015). 

CJM Somprabha Mishra, Lucknow ordered registration of FIR under Section 156(3) of IPC against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for threatening suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur.

Ayodhya firing 

On October 30, 1990, lakhs of kar sevaks gathered in Ayodhya on the call of VHP. Their aim was to demolish the structure of the disputed mosque and build a temple at that site. When thousands of people gathered in a street near the disputed site, the police opened fire from the front. Many people were sacrificed in this and many people were injured. Although the figures of deaths were never clear. The Republic Bharat channel on the very first day of its launch claimed a big disclosure in the case of police firing on kar sevaks during the then Mulayam Singh government of UP. The channel spoke to a then official in its sting. Veer Bahadur Singh, the then SHO of the Ramjanmabhoomi police station, told that more kar sevaks had died than what was reported. 

Veer Bahadur Singh, the then SHO of Ram Janmabhoomi police station, told this TV channel that after the incident, journalists had come from abroad. He was given a figure of eight killed and 42 wounded. When they went to the cremation ground for investigation, they asked how many dead bodies were buried there and how many were cremated, then they were told that 15 to 20 dead bodies were buried. The statement was given to the government on the same basis. Although the reality was that those dead bodies belonged to kar sevaks. Many people were killed in that shootout. The figures are not known, but a considerable number of people were killed. On the question of the TV channel that many people would have come to Ayodhya asking about their near and dear ones, What were they told? The former SHO said that he was told that the bodies buried did not belong to his family members. Mulayam Singh Yadav had also been justifying this firing on several occasions. He used to say that if more people had to be killed for this, then he would have given permission to kill them.