Former UP CM Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away

Debjit Mukherjee: Mulayam Singh Yadav, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and founder of the Samajwadi Party, passed away on October 10 at a private hospital in Gurugram. Yadav, 82, was undergoing treatment for multiple health issues.

The news of Mulayam Singh Yadav’s death was confirmed through Samajwadi Party’s official Twitter account.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Mulayam Singh Yadav as he hailed his “remarkable personality”. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “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.”