Lucknow: Mulayam Singh Yadav (82), Samajwadi Party founder and the former Chief Minister of UP died. He was undergoing treatment at Vedanta hospital in Gurugram.
Due to physical ailments, he had been away from all public functions since months.
Mulayam, who won the Lok Sabha seat from Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh, has died as a Parliament Member. He was the CM of UP three times during the terms of 1989 to 1991, 1993 to 1995 and 2003 to 2007.
Among the Samajwadi workers he was known by the name of ‘Netaji’ . He has been the member of the Lok Sabha for seven times and was there in the legislative assembly for eight years.
During the tenure of 1996 to 1998, he served as the Defence Minister in the Deva Gowda and Gujral cabinets.