Mulayam Singh Yadav's controversial life
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Mulayam Singh Yadav's controversial life

One of India's most controversial and allegedly corrupt leaders ever. Here's looking at his mega-sized life as he turns yet another year old.

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Abhishek Luthra22nd Nov, 2016
Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Mulayam Singh Yadav is one politician who despite having numerous controversies around him manages to come out clean and make his point heard to public and his political fraternity as well. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Having served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for three times, last term being 2003 - 2007 representing his own founded Samajwadi party, Mulayam Singh Yadav has also held the Defence portfolio from 1996 to 1998. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Despite being born in a village in a small district of UP, Mulayam Singh Yadav has gained several educational degrees from various universities. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Did you know that Mulayam Singh Yadav was a professionally skilled wrestler during his young days? He might have had several controversies surrounding him, but he has been a never say die fighter. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Youd be surprised to know that, Mulayam Singh Yadav who has served as the Chief Minister of India's most populous state for a fourth term, had been through his share of ups and downs. There was a time when Mulayam borrowed a cycle to travel in the countryside where he was born and bred. Source: http://www.facenfacts.com/NewsDetails/22899/phoenix-like-rise-of-mulayam-singh-yadav-again.htm Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

A postgraduate in political science, Mulayam Singh Yadav first took to teaching, but later he found interest in politics as a teenager only. There has only been one person whose teachings has had an impact on Mulayam Singh Yadav - veteran socialist Ram Manohar Lohia. Source: http://www.facenfacts.com/NewsDetails/22899/phoenix-like-rise-of-mulayam-singh-yadav-again.htm Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Mulayam Singh Yadav was first elected, on a socialist party ticket, to the Uttar Pradesh assembly in 1967, when the Congress suffered major reverses in north India at the hands of an aggressive opposition. Yadav was elected to the house eight times. Source: http://www.facenfacts.com/NewsDetails/22899/phoenix-like-rise-of-mulayam-singh-yadav-again.htm Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Tired of shifting from one party to another, Mulayam Singh Yadav founded the Samajwadi Party in 1992. He became the CM of Uttar Pradesh in 1989 but it was all over in two years. Source: http://www.facenfacts.com/NewsDetails/22899/phoenix-like-rise-of-mulayam-singh-yadav-again.htm Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Talking of his personal life, not many would know that Mulayam Singh Yadav has been married twice. His first wife was Malti Devi who died in 2003. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Mulayam Singh has a son, Akhilesh Yadav, from his first marriage and he is now the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Mulayam Singh got married again to Sadhna Yadav and with her also, he has a son Prateek Yadav, who manages land holdings of the Yadav family. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Quite interestingly, no one knew about Mulayam Singhs second wife until February 2007, when he decided to come out in open and admit for in India's Supreme Court that he had been married twice. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Starting off with his controversies, Mulayam Singh Yadav has severe allegations of corruption against him. In 2007, the Samajwadi party chief, along with his other family members was alleged to have assets that are disproportionate to their income. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Though Mulayam Singh Yadavs family maintained that the assets were politically acquired, the Supreme Court had ordered a CBI enquiry in March 2007 following a PIL that was filed by an advocate Vishwanath Chaturvedi. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Surprisingly, the disproportionate assets case against Mulayam Singh Yadav was closed by CBI after his chartered accountants reportedly managed to explain every asset which was under the scrutiny of the agency. According to CBI sources, Yadav produced enough evidence showing that the assets grew during 1993-2005 because of loans from relatives which were later claimed to be gifts. Source: http://www.firstpost.com/politics/what-was-the-da-case-against-mulayam-singh-all-you-need-to-know-1123085.html Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

While the closure of six-year-old Disproportionate Assets case came as a big relief to Mulayam Singh Yadav and his family, it didnt get down too well with the opposite, as they alleged that leniency towards Yadav proves how CBI protects their friends and persecute opponents. Source: http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/why-cbi-closed-corruption-case-against-mulayam-singh-yadav-today-421377 Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

During the probe into alleged accumulation of disproportionate assets against Mulayam Singh, the CBI managed to collect 350 documents and questioned eight persons to check the accumulation of assets by the family in the period between 1 April 1993 and 31 March 2005. Source: http://www.firstpost.com/politics/what-was-the-da-case-against-mulayam-singh-all-you-need-to-know-1123085.html Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Mulayam Singhs assets grew in form of bank deposits, immovable assets, jewellery, FDR investments etc. The report also elaborated on the total family income from all known sources that was put at Rs 62,39,87709 and total expenditure was Rs 44,562,436. Source: http://www.firstpost.com/politics/what-was-the-da-case-against-mulayam-singh-all-you-need-to-know-1123085.html Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

Inside Mulayam Singh Yadav's life

When Mulayam Singh Yadavs daughter-in-law, Dimple Yadavs name was dragged into the Disproportionate Assets case, she wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in July 2008, where she denied all the allegations against her. Her letter was forwarded by the PM to the CBI. The investigative agency sought a legal opinion. Source: http://www.firstpost.com/politics/what-was-the-da-case-against-mulayam-singh-all-you-need-to-know-1123085.html Image courtesy: Procured via Google Images

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