Mulayam was a socialist icon: Sukhbir Badal
Chandigarh: Describing Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav as a socialist icon and known for empowering the under-privileged, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Monday said the nation has lost a doyen.
The Samajwadi Party founder passed away on Monday morning at the age of 82.
“The nation has lost a doyen in the passing away of Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav ji. A socialist icon, he will be known for empowering the under-privileged. My heartfelt condolences to @yadavakhilesh & the entire Samajwadi family,” Badal tweeted.
The mortal remains of the late Samajwadi patriarch will be taken to his native village Sefai in Etawah later on Monday.
In a tweet, the Samajwadi Party said the cremation of the late leader will be held in his village on Tuesday at 3.p.m.