Mahendra Nath Yadav has been a Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly since 2022. He contested as a Samajwadi Party candidate from the Basti Sadar constituency in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. He won the seat by defeating Dayaram Chaudhary from Bharatiya Janata Party with 1779 votes.
Mahendra Yadav’s total declared assets are Rs 1.3 crore, including Rs 39.4 lakh in moveable assets and Rs 95 lakh as immovable assets. His total reported income is Rs 5 lakh, of which Rs 5 lakh is self income. Mahendra Nath Yadav has total liabilities of Rs 0. The election affidavit mentioned 13 criminal cases registered against him, and he is 45 years old.