Mulayam Singh Yadav (Politician) Age, Biography, Wiki, Wife, Caste, Children, Family & More

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Mulayam Singh Yadav is an Indian Politician. He was born on 22 November 1939 in Uttar Pradesh. He served as Cabiner Minister & Cheif Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Central Cabinet Minister.

A couple of days back, he tests COVID-19 positive and he is now being monitored by doctors. There are no symptoms identified.

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Mulayam Singh Yadav Biography/Wiki

Full Name Mulayam Singh Yadav
Nickname Neta Ji
Profession Politician
Party Samajwadi Party
Date of Birth 22 November 1939
Age (as in 2020) 81 Years
BirthplaceSaifai, Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Education Details
Educational Qualification(s) • In 1964, A Bachelors degree from Agra University
• In 1968, M.A. (Political Science) from Agra University
College/University• B.R. College, Agra University, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
• A.K. College, Shikohabad, Uttar Pradesh
• K.K. College, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Political Debut In 1967, when he was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh.
Father – Late Sughar Singh
Mother – Murti Devi
Brother(s) – Shiv Pal Singh Yadav, Ram Gopal Yadav, Abhay Ram Singh Yadav, Rajpal Singh Yadav, Ratan Singh Yadav
Sister(s) – Kamla Devi Yadav
Caste Other Backward Caste (OBC)
Religion Hinduism
Address Post – Saifai,
Etawah District,
Pin Code : 26001, Uttar Pradesh
Hobbies Wrestling, Reading, Watching Folk-Dances, and Listening to Music
Blood Group B-positive
Biggest Political RivalMayawati

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Political Journey

  • In 1967, he elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh.
  •  In 1977, he became the Uttar Pradesh State Cabinet Minister for the 1st time.
  • In 1980, he became the President of Lok Dal.
  • From 1982 to 1985, he held the Opposition’s Leader post in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
  • In 1989, he became the Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister for the 1st time.
  • In 1990, he joined Janata Dal (Socialist) party, the party belonged to Chandra Shekhar.
  • In 1992, he founded Samajwadi Party (SP), a Socialist Party.
  • In 1993, for the 2nd time, he became Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
  • In 1996, he was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha, represented from Mainpuri.
  • In 1999, in the tenure of the United Front Coalition Government, he became India’s Defence Minister.
  • In 1998, he was re-elected to the Parliament (Lok Sabha).
  • In 1999, he contested from two Kannauj & Sambhal Lok Sabha Segments and won both the seats.
  • In September 2003, for the 3rd time, he became Uttar Pradesh State Cheif Minister.
  • In 2004, he won Gunnaur by-election assembly seat with a record margin of 183,899, which is a record so far.
  • In 2004, he won the Parliament (Lok Sabha) election from Mainpuri.
  • In 2014, he contested 16th Lok Sabha from 2 seats Mainpuri & Azamgarh. In the elections he won both the seats.
  • In 2019 of the Parliament (Lok Sabha) Elections, he defeated Prem Singh Shakya of BJP from Mainpuri. He gained the margin of over 94,000 votes.

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Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
in Meters- 1.61 m
in Centimeters- 161 cm
Weight (approx.)in Pounds- 165 lbs
in Kilograms- 75 kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color White


  • Following the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape incident, he gave a controversial statement. As per the reports, he said – “Boys will be boys. Boys commit mistakes”.
  • In another rape case, he gave another controversial statement to which Ban Ki-moon (then UN Secretary-General) responded- “We say no to the dismissive, destructive attitude of, ‘Boys will be boys.”
  • In 2014, following riots in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, he was criticized for organizing a festive program.
  • In 2015, for his remark in which he said that gang-rapes are impractical, the Judicial Magistrate of Kulpahar court in Uttar Pradesh summonsed him.

Favorite Things

  • Favorite Politician(s) – Ram Manohar Lohia

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Personal Life – Girlfriends, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Wife/WivesFirst Wife – Malti Devi (married ?-2003)
Second Wife – Sadhana Gupta
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Children Sons – Akhilesh Yadav (Politician)
Prateek Yadav (Businessman)
Daughter- None

mulayam singh yadav with his son akhilesh yadav

Money Factor – Income Source, Salary, Net worth & more

Income Source –
Salary Rs. 1 Lakh + Other Allowances (as a Lok Sabha Member)
Net Worth (approx.) Rs. 20.56 Crore (as in 2019)
Assets/PropertiesNil (as per his affidavit submitted during the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections)

Style Quotient

Bank DepositsRs. 40.13 Lakh
Residential BuildingsWorth Rs. 6.83 Crore
Agricultural LandWorth Rs. 7.89 Crore
Non-Agricultural LandWorth Rs. 1.44 Crore

Mulayam Singh Yadav Social Media Profiles/Accounts

  • Facebook – Yet to be updated
  • Instagram – Not Known
  • Twitter – Not Known

Some Interesting and Unknown Facts About Mulayam Singh Yadav

  • Does Mulayam Singh Yadav smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Mulayam Singh Yadav drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born in the Saifai village, Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Before becoming a politician, he worked as a teacher.
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav is a trained wrestler.
  • He has several degrees including a B.A. Degree, B.T., and M.A. Degree in Political Science.
  • He was inspired and influenced by the socialist thoughts and ideology of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia.
  • He joined politics after coming into close contact with Karpoori Thakur, Sarvashri Madhu Limaye, Raj Narayan, Ram Sewak Yadav, and Janeshwar Mishra.
  • He has been sentenced to jail for 9 times.
  • He served as the Student Union Leader at the K.K. College, Etawah.
  • He rose to high political ranks at a very early age.
  • On 4 October 1992, he founded Samajwadi Party (SP).
  • He maintained close relations with some Bollywood personalities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Prada, Sanjay Dutt, etc. During his regime, he made Amitabh Bachchan as the Brand Ambassador of Uttar Pradesh.
  • For the 3 terms, he served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (1989-1991, 1993-1995 and 2003-2007).
  • He holds the record of winning almost all the elections he has contested so-far.
  • In 2012, his biography was published by Frank Huzur in the name The Socialist: The Definitive Biography of Mulayam Sing Yadav was published.

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