‘Key Soldier For Democracy During Emergency’: PM Modi Expresses Deep Sorrow On Mulayam Yadav’s Death

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav left the world at the age of 82. Mulayam Singh breathed his last at 8:15 am on Monday morning. Giving information about this sad news, Akhilesh Yadav said, ‘My respected father and everyone’s leader is no more.’ Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Delhi for the last several days. PM Modi expressed deep grief on the demise of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh. PM Modi has shared many memories related to Mulayam Singh on Twitter.

PM Modi said, “Mulayam Singh Yadav ji was rich in a unique personality. He was widely praised as a humble and down to earth leader who was sensitive to the problems of the people. He served the people diligently and devoted his life to popularizing 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. pic.twitter.com/QKGfFfimr8

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 10, 2022

In another tweet, PM Modi said that Mulayam Singh Yadav ji made his own identity in UP and national politics. He had emerged as a prominent soldier of democracy during the Emergency. As Defense Minister, he worked for a strong India. His parliamentary interventions used to be practical and emphasized on furthering the national interest.

Expressing grief on the death of Mulayam Singh, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said, “My heartfelt condolences to Akhilesh Yadav and Yadav family and all the members of Samajwadi Party and its supporters. He also said that he has left behind a huge legacy of work and service. We all will miss him very much.”

श्री मुलायम सिंह यादव जी के निधन का दुखद समाचार मिला। भारतीय राजनीति में उप्र के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री, भारत सरकार के रक्षामंत्री व सामाजिक न्याय के सशक्त पैरोकार के रूप में उनका अतुलनीय योगदान हमेशा याद रखा जाएगा।@yadavakhilesh व अन्य सभी प्रियजनों के प्रति मेरी गहरी शोक संवेदनाएं

— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) October 10, 2022

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expressed grief and said that his incomparable contribution to Indian politics as the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and former defence minister of the Government of India and as a strong advocate of social justice will always be remembered.