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Mulayam Singh Yadav Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 22, 2022

Short Biography

Mulayam Singh Yadav was born on 22-11-1939 in Saifai, Etawah in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He was an Indian Politician & former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Other Name: Neta Ji
Other Professions: Chief Minister

Mulayam Singh Yadav Complete Bio & Career

Mulayam Singh Yadav was born to a poor peasant’s family. 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 got inspired by the ideologies and principles of socialist icon Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia. He joined politics at an early age of fifteen years, when he came in contact with people like Sarvashri Madhu Limaye, Ram Sewak Yadav, Karpoori Thakur, Janeshwar Mishra and Raj Narayan. He was also motivated by the works of former Prime Ministers of India such as Chowdhary Charan Singh, Shri V.P. Singh and Shri Chandra Shekhar. Mulayam Singh Yadav participated in several agitations seeking welfare and protection of rights of labourers, farmers, backward and minority classes and students. He was the president of the students' union at Etawah Degree College from 1962 to 1963, at A.K. College, Shikohabad and also at K.K. College in Etawah.
In 1967, he won the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections for the first time and became an MLA. In 1974, he became the member of the Pratinihit Vidhayan Samiti. In 1975, he was one of the opposition leaders to get jailed by the Indira Gandhi government during the emergency regime. In 1977, he became the Cooperative and Animal Husbandry Minister in Uttar Pradesh. In the year 1980, he was the Lok Dal President in Uttar Pradesh. In 1989, Mulayam Singh became the Chief Minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh for the first time. In 1992, he founded the Samajwadi Party and became the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh. He served as a Minister of Defence in H.D. Deve Gowda’s cabinet from 1996 to 1998. He became an MP 5th time in his career after getting elected from both the constituencies, he fought from. He made his son Akhilesh Yadav party’s head just before the 2017 state elections in the UP.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Mulayam Singh Yadav died at the age of 82 on 10-10-2022 in Gurugram, Haryana, India.

DEATHDAY 10 October,2022 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Gurugram, Haryana

Mulayam Singh Yadav Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Sughar Singh Yadav
Mother Murti Devi
Brothers Shivpal Singh Yadav, Abhay Ram Yadav, Rajpal Singh Yadav, Ratan Singh Yadav
Sister Kamla Devi Yadav
Wife Late Malti Devi (1957-2003), Sadhna Yadav (2003-2022)
Sons Akhilesh Yadav, Prateek Yadav

He was born to Sughar Singh Yadav and Murti Devi. He had four brothers named Shivpal Singh Yadav, Abhay Ram Yadav, Rajpal Singh Yadav, Ratan Singh Yadav and a sister named Kamla Devi Yadav. He was first married to Late Malti Devi from 1957 to 2003. With her, he has a son named Akhilesh Yadav. He then married Sadhna Yadav from 2003 to 2022 and together the couple has a son named Prateek Yadav.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Saifai, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Religion Hindu
Address Etawah, UP, India
School N/A
College K.K. College, Etawah
B.R. College, Agra University
A.K. College, Shikohabad
Qualification Post Graduate in M. A.
Hobbies Listening Music, Reading, Wrestling
Debut In 1967, When he elected as an MLA for the first time
Salary Rs. 1 Lakh
Net Worth Rs. 20.56 Crore
Official Website N/A


Favorite Sport Wrestling

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mulayam Singh Yadav

  • He is fondly known as Netaji by his supporters and party members.
  • Before entering the political fray, Mulayam was a teacher with a passion for wrestling but he rose to high political ranks at a very early age.

Mulayam Singh Yadav Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Mulayam Singh Yadav was 82 years 10 months & 18 days old age.