Mulayam Singh Yadav

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Chairman of the Samajwadi Party 1992–2017
Member of Parliament 2009

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 22 November 1939 (age 79)
Place Saifai, United Provinces, British India
Political Party Samajwadi Party (1992-present)
Academics B.A., B.T., M.A. (Political Science) Educated at K.K. College, Etawah, A.K. College, Shikohabad and B.R. College, Agra University, Agra, Uttar Pradesh


Mulayam Singh Yadav (born 22 November 1939) is an Indian politician from Uttar Pradesh and the founder of the Samajwadi Party. He served for three non-consecutive terms as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1989 to 1991, 1993 to 1995, and 2003 to 2007 respectively and also served as the Minister of Defence of India from 1996 to 1998 in the United Front government. He currently serves as the Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Azamgarh.