Crowds queue up outside Mulayam Singh Yadav's 'kothi' at Saifai to pay last respects

Updated On Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav, 82, passed away at a private hospital in Gurugram on October 10. His cremation is scheduled to take place on October 11.
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People in large number visited Saifai village in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh to pay their last respects to founder and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

People in large number visited Saifai village in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh to pay their last respects to founder and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday.(PTI)

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Mulayam Singh Yadav's mortal remains were brought to his native village Saifai on Monday evening and was kept at his 'kothi' for thousands of descended to pay their last respects to 'Netaji.'(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Mulayam Singh Yadav's mortal remains were brought to his native village Saifai on Monday evening and was kept at his 'kothi' for thousands of descended to pay their last respects to 'Netaji.'(ANI)

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Party workers and people across age groups, riding cycles, motorcycles, cars, SUVs and other means of transport headed to Saifai from nearby areas on Tuesday morning for the final rites.(Twitter/@samajwadiparty) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Party workers and people across age groups, riding cycles, motorcycles, cars, SUVs and other means of transport headed to Saifai from nearby areas on Tuesday morning for the final rites.(Twitter/@samajwadiparty)

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"Yadav was hugely popular among the locals for his conenct with the masses," a native of Etawah told news agency PTI, reminiscing how 'Netaji' knew people of the region by their first names.(Twitter/@samajwadiparty) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

"Yadav was hugely popular among the locals for his conenct with the masses," a native of Etawah told news agency PTI, reminiscing how 'Netaji' knew people of the region by their first names.(Twitter/@samajwadiparty)

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Hundreds of people queued up outside Yadav's 'kothi' for his final darshan.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Hundreds of people queued up outside Yadav's 'kothi' for his final darshan.(PTI)

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Among them was a group of men who had come from Chunar village in Mirzapur in eastern Uttar Pradesh. "We left village in an auto for Mirzapur railway station. Boarded a train at 11 pm and reached Etawah around 7 am," One of the men told news agency PTI after Yadav's darshan.(Twitter/@samajwadiparty) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Among them was a group of men who had come from Chunar village in Mirzapur in eastern Uttar Pradesh. "We left village in an auto for Mirzapur railway station. Boarded a train at 11 pm and reached Etawah around 7 am," One of the men told news agency PTI after Yadav's darshan.(Twitter/@samajwadiparty)

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Meanwhile, preparations were underway for the last rites of Yadav at Saifai amid heavy security presence and large public turnout.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Meanwhile, preparations were underway for the last rites of Yadav at Saifai amid heavy security presence and large public turnout.(PTI)

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chhatisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar are likely to arrive here during the day.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chhatisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar are likely to arrive here during the day.(PTI)

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Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and his son Abdulla Azam reach Saifai to pay their last tribute to Mulayam Singh Yadav.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and his son Abdulla Azam reach Saifai to pay their last tribute to Mulayam Singh Yadav.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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People head towards Mulayam Singh Yadav's ‘kothi’ in Saifai for a last glimpse of Mulayam Singh Yadav ahead of his funeral.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

People head towards Mulayam Singh Yadav's ‘kothi’ in Saifai for a last glimpse of Mulayam Singh Yadav ahead of his funeral.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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The kingsize Samajwadi Party flag that fluttered at a height of 60 ft in Saifai Mahotsava Pandal has been lowered for the first time.(HT Photo/Haidar Naqvi) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 12:23 PM IST

The kingsize Samajwadi Party flag that fluttered at a height of 60 ft in Saifai Mahotsava Pandal has been lowered for the first time.(HT Photo/Haidar Naqvi)

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