Ex-Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Ex-Governor of Madhya Pradesh Ram Naresh Yadav (90) passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Lucknow after prolonged illness.
An official in Bhopal informed that Yadav breathed his last at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGI) Lucknow.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Public Relations and Water Resources Minister, Narottam Mishra have expressed grief over the demise of Yadav.
Deeply saddended by the demise of MP’s Ex. Governor Shri Ram Naresh Yadav. My heartfelt condolences to the family and his supporters.
— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) November 22, 2016
MP के पूर्व राज्यपाल श्री रामनरेश यादव के निःधन पर मै अपने विनम्र श्रद्धासुमन अर्पित करता हूं। जनता पार्टी को भी उन्होने सफल नेतृत्व दिया था pic.twitter.com/mxfdMZALEC
— Dr Narottam Mishra (@drnarottammisra) November 22, 2016
He served as the Madhya Pradesh Governor from August 26, 2011 to September 7, 2016. He was appointed as the MP Governor in 2011 by the UPA government.Also, he was alleged to have been involved in the Vyapam scam.
He was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1977-79.