New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday condoled the demise of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and said that the eminent socialist leader ‘touched lives of many in India and beyond.’
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister passed away aged 82 while undergoing treatment at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on Monday (October 10).
He was cremated today at his native village Saifai, Uttar Pradesh.
“I express my deepest condolences on the passing away of Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji, former CM of Uttar Pradesh and a veteran politician of India,” Deuba said in a tweet. “As an eminent socialist leader, late Yadav touched the lives of many in India and beyond,” he added.
I express my deepest condolences on the passing away of Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav Ji, former CM of Uttar Pradesh and a veteran politician of India. As an eminent socialist leader, late Yadav touched lives of many in India and beyond.
— Sher Bahadur Deuba (@SherBDeuba) October 11, 2022
Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on August 22 after he faced trouble breathing. He was already going through multiple ailments and was admitted to the ICU in critical condition.
The news of Mulayam’s death was confirmed by his son Akhilesh Yadav on Monday at around 8:30 am.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday also announced three-day state mourning on the demise of the veteran politician.
He was born on November 22, 1939, in Saifai village of Uttar Pradesh’s Etawah district. The SP founder was a three-time Uttar Pradesh chief minister.