The death of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav left an abyss that can never be filled.
His mortal remains reached kothi on Tuesday, the cremation will take place this afternoon.
From his political fellows to commoners, the whole nation is mourning Neta Ji’s demise.
Thousands of people are gathering in UP to pay their last respects to the SP leader.
It has not been easy for VIPs or other influential political members to gain entry into the kothi.
Security has been beefed up in the wake of the rising number of people pooling in to pay their respects to the veteran.
SP president Akhilesh Yadav, former MP Dharmendra Yadav, and other family members are present at the Kothi.
Earlier, Mulayam Singh Yadav’s brother Shivpal Yadav was also seen standing beside Akhilesh Yadav.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Jal Shakti Minister Swatantra Dev Singh and BJP state president Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary also paid their tributes to the late SP leader.
Moreover, the traders in the district will keep the markets closed on October 11 as a mourning day. A massive pandal has been set up where the last rites of Mulayam Singh Yadav will be performed.