Samajwadi Party founder Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away on 10 October while undergoing treatment at Medanta hospital in Gurugram. He was 82.
PM Narendra Modi condoles the demise
The Prime Minister remarked that Shri Yadav served the people diligently and devoted his life towards popularising the ideals of Loknayak JP and Dr. Lohia. Shri Modi recalled the time when Shri Yadav was the Defence Minister and worked for a stronger India. Recalling his close association with with Shri Yadav, the Prime Minister said that he always looked forward to hearing his views and also shared photographs of their meetings. The Prime Minister expressed deep grief on Shri Yadav’s demise.
In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said; “Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji was a remarkable personality. He was widely admired as a humble and grounded leader who was sensitive to people’s problems. He served people diligently and devoted his life towards popularising the ideals of Loknayak JP and Dr. Lohia.”
“Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji distinguished himself in UP and national politics. He was a key soldier for democracy during the Emergency. As Defence Minister, he worked for a stronger India. His Parliamentary interventions were insightful and emphasised on furthering national interest.”
“I had many interactions with Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji when we served as Chief Ministers of our respective states. The close association continued and I always looked forward to hearing his views. His demise pains me. Condolences to his family and lakhs of supporters. Om Shanti.”
I express my deepest condolences : JP Nadda
BJP National President Shri JP Nadda also expressed grief on the demise of Samajwadi Party’s Mulayam Singh Yadav. He said, “He always used to work for the people and was very popular among the public. I express my deepest condolences to his family and supporters.”