Mulayam Singh Yadav, the leader of the Samajwadi Party, was brought to Gurgaon’s Medanta hospital on Wednesday with complaints of “body-ache and joint pain.” The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister was taken to the hospital on Wednesday evening, according to sources.
“He was brought to the hospital after complaining of body ache and joint pain, and is undergoing treatment,” said a source.
Last month, on June 7, Yadav received his first dosage of the Coronavirus vaccine. He had tested positive for Coronavirus in October of last year and was similarly brought to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon, where he was treated.
The SP’s 81-year-old founder has served as Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister for three terms and as India’s defence minister.
For the past few years, the seasoned leader has been dealing with health concerns. He was also briefly hospitalised last year due to a urinary tract illness, according to news agency PTI.
His son Akhilesh Yadav, who has also served as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, is gearing up for the state elections, which are set to take place in a few months.
His son Akhilesh Yadav, who has also served as UP’s chief minister, is preparing for the state elections, due in a few months.
After his 2019 alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) faltered, he also ruled out a “Bua-Bhatija” repeat performance.
“The BJP is going to lose the upcoming UP elections… as they failed the people of UP in the biggest test of their leadership. People were abandoned by the government,” Mr. Yadav said.