Mulayam Singh Yadav was one of the most important leaders in Indian politics. He is also a three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. He is a president of Samajwadi Party. He has currently served as a Member of Parliament from Azamgarh constituency. He also served as Minister of Defense from 1996 to 1998 in the cabinet of the United Front Government. He is the father of current Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav.
He first elected as M.L.A in Uttar Pradesh in 1967. And he was elected as a chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1989 with the help of the Congress Party. In April 1991, Congress withdrew its support and Mulayam lost his C.M post. Again in 1992 he formed a party called Samajwadi Party and take alliance with Bahujan Samaj Party and he formed the government with the help of Congress and Janata Dal and hold the post until 1995. In 1996, he contested in the Manipuri constituency for Member of Lok Sabha and won the election and named as Minister of Defense under the Union Front government. In 1998, the government fell country went for fresh elections, he was elected as M.P from Sambhal Parliamentary Constituency. After A.B. The Vajpayee government fell, he didn’t support Congress for forming a government. At the election of 1999 he contested in two seats, Sambhal and Kannauj, he won both and later resigned Kannauj for his son Akhilesh for by-election. In the 2002 election, BJP and BSP joined an alliance to form the new government under Mayawati, but BJP withdrew its support that allows Mulayam to take over the Chief Minister post with the help of small parties and he holds the office until 2007, when he is lost to BSP.
He was born to Murti Devi yadav and Sugar singh on 22nd November 1939 in saifal village, Etawah District in Uttar Pradesh. He has M.A degree in political Science from Agra university. He has two wives. His First wife is Malti Devi and his second wife is Sadhna Gupta Yadav, he admitted his second marriage in 2007, in the supreme court.
- Name: Mulayam Singh Yadav
- Date Of Birth: 22.11.1939
- Religion: Hinduism
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Malti Devi, Sadhna Gupta Yadav
- Profession: Politician
- Children: Akhilesh Yadav (Present Chief Minister Of Uttar Pradesh), Prateek Yadav
- Achievement: Chief Minister Of U.P and Minister of Defense of India
- Political Party: Samajwadi Party, Socialist Party, Bharatiya Lok Dal, Janata Party, Janata Dal.
- Education: M.A in Political Science
- Residence: Saifai, Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh