SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav passes away
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Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away while undergoing treatment at Medanta hospital in Gurugram on 10 October. He was 82.
Mulayam Singh Yadav's condition was "very critical" for the past few weeks and he was on life-saving drugs.
Mulayam Singh Yadav born on November 22, 1939 in Etawah, was a senior Indian politician and Samajwadi Party supremo.
He was representing the Azamgarh constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
Presently he was MP from Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat.
He emerged in the politics of Uttar Pradesh during a period of intense social and political upheaval after the 1970s.
He was a three-time Uttar Pradesh chief minister.
He took oath as the 15th CM of UP in 1989, after which the Congress failed to return to power in the state.
After the 1989 UP elections, Mulayam took over as chief minister with the outside support of the BJP as the leader of the Janata Dal.
He became chief minister for the second time as an SP leader in 1993, when the Kanshi Ram-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) became his ally.
He took oath as chief minister for the third time in 2003 as the leader of the SP-led coalition.
He was the Chief Minister for a period of about six years and 9 months during the three terms.
He was first elected MLA from Jaswantnagar in Etawah as a candidate of Samyukta Socialist Party (SSP) in 1967 but lost the election in 1969 to Bishambhar Singh Yadav of Congress.
He was elected 10 times as MLA and seven times as MP from Mainpuri and Azamgarh.
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