Samajwadi party founder and former UP chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has passed away at age of 82 on October 10, 2022 at Medanta Hospital, Gurugram, his son and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has officially stated. Mulayam Singh Yadav was undergoing treatment at the Medanta Hospital since August 22 and was shifted to the ICU on October 2. He was quite critical since then and was being treated in the ICU by a comprehensive team of specialists.
President Droupadi Murmu termed the demise of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav an “irreparable loss” to the country.
She said the achievements of Mulayam Singh Yadav, who came from an ordinary environment, were extraordinary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav’s demise, and said he was widely admired as a humble and grounded leader who was sensitive to people’s problems.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced a three-day state mourning as a mark of respect to Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav. According to sources, Mr. Adityanath also talked to SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav over the phone and expressed his condolences.