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Mulayam Singh Yadav's health condition remains critical: Hospital

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 October 2022, 18:36 IST
Mulayam Singh is on life saving drugs

The health condition of Samajwadi Party patriarch and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav is still critical, informed the Medanta Hospital in a medical bulletin on October 6.

“Mulayam Singh Yadav condition is critical and he is still on life saving drugs. He is being treated in the ICU of Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon by a comprehensive team of specialists," said Dr Sanjeev Gupta, Medical Director, Medanta.

The Samajwadi Party patriarch is under treatment since August for his regular medical checkups and examinations. He was shifted to the ICU at Medanta Hospital on Sunday after his condition suddenly began to deteriorate. He is 82 years old.

Earlier on Wednesday, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav visited the Medanta hospital in Gurugram to check on the health of Mulayam Singh Yadav.

"Met with family, his son Akhilesh Yadav, wishing for his quick recovery. Doctors say there is an improvement but full recovery will take time," Khattar said.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao also enquired about the health condition of Mulayam Singh Yadav. The Bharat Rashtra Samithi chief had called Mulayam Singh's son Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav.

The Telangana CM also told the SP chief that he would meet Mulayam Singh after Dussehra.Earlier, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar spoke to Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav enquiring about the health of his father.

Earlier on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had spoken to Akhilesh Yadav and enquired about his father Mulayam Singh Yadav's health, said sources.

Born on November 22, 1939, Mulayam Singh Yadav is one of the most prominent leaders of Uttar Pradesh who served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh thrice and has also served in the Union Government as the Minister of Defence. He has been elected 10 times as MLA and 7 times as Lok Sabha MP.

In July this year, the Samajwadi Party patriarch's wife Sadhna Gupta passed away. She was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Gurugram for a lung infection.

Sadhana Gupta was Mulayam Singh Yadav's second wife. His first wife, Maalti Devi passed away in 2003. Maalti Devi was the mother of Akhilesh Yadav.

First published: 6 October 2022, 18:36 IST