Mulayam Singh Yadav Biography

Mulayam Singh Yadav, a seasoned Indian politician, is the founder member of Samajwadi Party. He served as the Defence Minister of India under the United Front Government from 1996 to 1998 when he was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time in 1996. Mulayam Singh Yadav is also a three-time former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh; he held the position from 1989 to 1991, 1993 to 1995, and lastly from 2003 to 2007.

In his political journey that began in the 1960s, he has won several Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections and has been elected as a Lok Sabha member five times. Mulayam Singh Yadav is considered one of the key players in Indian politics, whose role, whether in coalition government or in opposition, has been instrumental and decisive.

Personal Background

Mulayam Singh Yadav was born to a poor peasant family on 22nd November 1939. He was born in Saifai village of Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh in India. His father’s name is Sughar Singh and his mother is Murti Devi.

He obtained a B.A., a B.T. and an M.A. degree in Political Science from different colleges and universities, namely the K.K. College in Etawah, the A.K. College in Shikohabad and the B.R. College under the Agra University.

Mulayam Singh Yadav Death News

Mulayam Singh Yadav, former leader of Samajwadi Party, passed away in his native village Kakor in Purwa on Saturday (October 3rd). He was 92 years old. He breathed his last at around 9 pm on Saturday, said a source.

The veteran leader had been fighting illness for several days. His last rites were performed on Sunday in UP’s Auraiya district. A huge crowd gathered during the final rites to catch a last glimpse of the leader.

Mulayam Singh Yadav Bio/Wiki

Constituency Azamgarh
DOB Nov 21, 1939
Place of Birth Saifai,Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Religion Hindu
Political party Samajwadi Party
Education B.A., B.T., and an M.A. in political science
Phone Number 05688-254017
Address Village & Post Saifai, District Etawa
Total Assets Rs 15,96,71,544
Liabilities Rs0
Alma mater K. K. College, Etawah
A.K. College, Shikohabad
B.R. College
Agra University
Profession Political and Social Leader
Spouse Name Late Smt. Malti Devi, Sadhna Yadav
Children 2 sons (Akhilesh and Prateek Yadav)
Positions held
  • Chairman of the Samajwadi Party ( 1992-2017)
  • Member of Parliament (Assumed office 2009)
  • Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh ( 29 August 2003 – 13 May 2007), ( 5 December 1993 – 3 June 1996), ( 5 December 1989 – 24 January 1991)
  • Minister of Defence (India) ( 1 June 1996 – 19 March 1998)


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