Being a multi-talented political personality, Mr.Shivpal Singh Yadav has served as a member of the Uttar Pradesh legislative for almost 20 years. From this politician’s journey, it can be seen that he is one of the most respectable and admirable people in India. He has been a participant in a number of social activities and has served as a member of various reputed councils and organizations. Along with political activity, he is also a writer and a brilliant orator. He has maintained a clean image among the public, who consider him as a national leader, highly knowledgeable on democracy, religion and liberal views.
In 1988 he was elected as the president of the district Sehkari bank and successfully completed his tenure in 1991. In 1995 he took over as the president of district panchayat. He contested election in the 13th vidhan sabha from Jaswant Nagar and won by huge margins and was appointed as general secretary of the samjwadi party in Uttar Pradseh. In the year 2009 when the then state president passed away shivapal ji was appointed the president of the Uttar Pradesh sawajwadi party unit and followed the lines set by his mentor and party president Mr.Mulayam Singh Yadav. On seeing his dedication and love for the party he was appointed as the leader of the opposition.
He proved his mettle on all the fronts which were given to him with great spirit and enthusiasm .As leader of the opposition he fought on issues related to poverty,women empowerment, upliftment of the down trodden.In 2012 when samajwadi party took the reins of Uttar Pardesh in full majority he was appointed cabinet minister for departments like irrigation and PWD. He is also a key member of the government for handling all issues related to state and party welfare. His far sited vision and the role to eradicate poverty from the state has earned him respect among collogues and bureaucrats. Though he is a strict task master but is also known for his gentle and humble nature.
The word samajwadi will always sound incomplete without the mention of his name.