Malti Devi Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 60 Years
Husband: Mulayam Singh Yadav
Hometown: Etawah, Uttar Pradesh

Malti Devi with her husband

Known forBeing the first wife of Samajwadi Party Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 152 cm
in meters- 1.52 m
in feet & inches- 5’
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1943
BirthplaceVillage Raipur, Kanpur division, Uttar Pradesh
Date of Death24 May 2003
Place of DeathSaifai, Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh
Age (at the time of death)60 Years
Death CauseHeart Attack [1]Zee News
HometownVillage Raipur, Kanpur division, Uttar Pradesh
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Marriage dateYear, 1957
Husband/SpouseMulayam Singh Yadav (politician)
Mulayam Singh Yadav
ChildrenSon- Akhilesh Yadav (politician)
Akhilesh Yadav
SiblingsBrother- Maharaj Singh Yadav
Malti Devi's brother

Some Lesser Known Facts About Malti Devi

  • Malti Devi was an Indian woman who is known for being the first wife of Indian politician Mulayam Singh Yadav. She died in 2003 after suffering from a prolonged illness. She was the mother of Indian politician Akhilesh Yadav.
  • She was fourteen years old when she got married to Mulayam Singh Yadav. Malti and Mulayam got married in 1957, but their marriage guana ceremony was organised after 5 years. Reportedly, Mulayam organised a marriage procession with 5 buffalo carts and went to marry Malti from Saifai to Raipur, which were about 20-22 km away from each other. Soon after the procession reached Malti Devi’s house, it was welcomed with pomp, and every guest was offered a gold chain by Malti’s family.
  • In 1973, Malti Devi gave birth to Akhilesh Yadav, and since then, she went into a vegetative state due to complications.
  • On 27 May 2003, Malti Devi passed away. According to some media sources, in the 1980s, Mulayam Singh Yadav was in a relationship with Sadhna Gupta while being married to his first wife. Mulayam adopted the son of Sadhana whom she had from her first marriage. It was rumoured at that time that Mulayam got married to Sadhna Gupta in 2003. However, in 2007, Mulayam officially admitted in an affidavit, which he had submitted to the Supreme Court of India in connection to a disproportionate assets case, that Sadhna Gupta was his wife and Prateek Yadav was his son.

    Sadhana Gupta with her husband, Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Sadhana Gupta with her husband, Mulayam Singh Yadav

  • Akhilesh Yadav invited his maternal uncle to his oath-taking ceremony when Akhilesh became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the first time. During this time, Mulayam Singh arranged for Maharaj Singh Yadav a very nice hotel for a stay.
  • Later, Late Malti Devi Night Cricket Tournament was started by the Uttar Pradesh government in memory of Malti Devi. [2]Facebook Page of Tournament