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The Samajwadi Party (SP) founding leader, former Defence Minister, and three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh passed away on Monday.
Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away on Monday. He breathed his last at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram at 8:16 am. The 82-year-old Mulayam was admitted to Medanta Hospital since September 26 due to urinary infection, and was shifted in ICU since his condition got critical. Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam's son informed about his father's demise through the Twitter handle of Samajwadi Party. Mulayam's body will be taken to Saifai where he will be cremated with state honors on Tuesday at 3 pm.
Yadav was shifted to the ICU on October 2 after the oxygen level dropped. He had an increased problem of blood pressure along with infection in urine and was later shifted to ventilator.
Yadav, was the Samajwadi Party (SP) founding leader, former Defence Minister, and three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and former PM Manmohan Singh paid their tribute to Yadav.
Congress Veteran Sonia Gandhi wrote, ""As the Defense Minister of the country & CM of UP, the contribution of Mulayam Singh will always be unforgettable."
BJP National President JP Nadda Express Condolences
BJP National President JP Nadda said, "Veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav is no more between us. 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."
Mortal Remains being taken to Saifai, Yadav's Ancestral Village in Uttar Pradesh.
Mortal Remains been taken away to Saifai, Yadav's Ancestral Village in Uttar Pradesh, where his last rites will be done.
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To Be Cremated Tomorrow, Party Says
Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav will be cremated in #Saifai, his native village in Etawah district, on Tuesday around 3 pm, as per the Party spokesperson.