Shivpal Singh Yadav

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Shivpal Singh Yadav
Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.)
Assumed office
17 October 1996
Preceded by Mulayam Singh Yadav
Constituency Jaswantnagar
Cabinet Minister in Uttar Pradesh Government
In office
15 March 2012 – 24 October 2016
In office
06 September 2003[1] – 11 May 2007
Uttar Pradesh state president, Samajwadi Party
In office
13 September 2016 – 1 January 2017
Preceded by Akhilesh Yadav
Succeeded by Naresh Uttam Patel
In office
6 January 2009[2] – 04 June 2009[3]
Preceded by Ram Sharan Das
Succeeded by Akhilesh Yadav
Uttar Pradesh state incharge, Samajwadi Party
In office
12 April 2016[4] – 13 September 2016
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by n/a
Leader of the Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly[citation needed]
In office
26 May 2009 – 09 March 2012
Personal details
Born (1955-04-06) 6 April 1955 (age 63)
Saifai, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political party Samajwadi Secular Morcha SSP
Spouse(s) Sarla Yadav
Relations Mulayam Singh Yadav (Brother)
Ram Gopal Yadav (Cousin)
Akhilesh Yadav (Nephew)
Dharmendra Yadav (Nephew)
Akshay Yadav (Nephew)
Tej Pratap Singh Yadav (Grandnephew)
Children Dr. Anubha Yadav
Aditya Yadav
Parents Sughar Singh Yadav
Murti Devi
Residence Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Alma mater Karm Kshetra Post Graduate College, Kanpur University (B.A.) (1976),
Lucknow Christian College, University of Lucknow (B.P.Ed.) (1977)[5][6]

Shivpal Singh Yadav (born 6 April 1955) is a politician from Uttar Pradesh, India. He was born in Saifai village, Etawah district, and is a younger brother of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and uncle of the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav. He was a Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, representing the Jaswantnagar seat in Etawah district, between 2007–12. He is the founder of Samajwadi Secular Morcha.[7]

Early life and education[edit]

Shivpal Singh Yadav was born at 6 April 1955 in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh. He is the 5th son of Mr. Sughar Singh and Mrs. Murti Devi and younger brother of Mulayam Singh Yadav. His other siblings are Abhay Ram Singh Yadav, Ratan Singh Yadav & Rajpal Singh Yadav. In 1974 he attended the Jain Inter College, Karhal Mainpuri for intermediate examination. He, then joined Kanpur University's Karm Kshetra Post Graduate College in Etawah and completed his graduation in 1976 and then joined University of Lucknow to pursue bachelor of physical education which he completed in 1977.[citation needed]


Yadav was the leader of Opposition in Uttar Pradesh Assembly since 2007[8] during the Mayawati regime.

On 31 January 2017, Yadav announced he would form a new political party after the upcoming 2017 Assembly election.[9]


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  7. ^ "State elections 2007 result". Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  8. ^ "Leader of Opposition, UP Assembly". Retrieved 5 March 2012.
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