The renowned politician from Uttar Pradesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav, passed away this morning at the age of 82. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently campaigning in Gujarat, took a minute to remember him. Mulayam Singh, who spent much of his lengthy political career. On the other side of the aisle, enjoyed a particularly close relationship with PM Modi. Who described his passing as a “great loss” for the nation.
For a few years, both the Prime Minister and Mulayam Singh were Chief Ministers. “We had a lot of connection for each other when we were both Chief Ministers,” PM Modi stated at a massive rally in Bharuch ahead of Gujarat elections later this year. When he was selected by the BJP as probable Prime Minister in 2013, he stated he phoned and spoke with numerous opposition leaders “to seek their approval,” including the founder of the Samajwadi Party.
PM Modi, remembering the comment, said
“I recall Mulayam Singh’s blessings and words of guidance .Which remain important to me,” the Prime Minister added. He also remembered the former Union Minister’s remarks in parliament in 2019 in which he wished PM Modi would return to power. Mulayam Singh surprised the opposition when he declared in the previous Lok Sabha’s final session before the general election: “I’d like to congratulate the Prime Minister on his efforts to go forward while bringing everyone with him.
I wish all members win and return, and that you (PM Modi) are re-elected Prime Minister.” “I give my deepest homage to him from Gujarat’s soil” he remarked. When Akhilesh Yadav conveyed the news on Twitter, PM Modi was among the first to express his sympathies.
“Mulayam Singh Yadav made a name for himself in both local and federal politics. He was a crucial defender of democracy at the time of the Emergency. He strived to make India stronger in his capacity as defense minister. His astute parliamentary interventions focused on advancing the national interest. He tweeted about him and said that he had a fantastic personality.