Sharad Yadav passes away: Former JD(U) chief breathes his last in Gurugram; PM Modi condoles death

Sharad Yadav death news: Sharad Yadav, veteran politician and former Union Minister, passed away in Gurugram on Thursday. He was 75.

Reports said that the former Janata Dal (United) chief breathed his last at Gurugram’s Fortis Memorial Research Institute.

He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son.

The hospital said in a statement that he was brought to the emergency ward in an unconscious and unresponsive state.

On examination, he did not have any pulse or recordable blood pressure. He underwent CPR as per ACLS protocols. Despite best efforts, he could not be revived and was declared dead at 10:19 pm,” the statement said.

Sharad Yadav passes away: PM Modi condoles death

“Pained by the passing away of Shri Sharad Yadav Ji. In his long years in public life, he distinguished himself as MP and Minister. He was greatly inspired by Dr. Lohia’s ideals. I will always cherish our interactions. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti,” tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Who was Sharad Yadav?
Sharad Yadav was born on July 1, 1947, a month before the year of independence, Sharad Yadav made his identity grow from Bihar to national politics. He was born  in a farmer’s family in Bandai village of Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh, Yadav was one of those leaders who entered politics from student union.

Sharad Yadav had also been the national president of JDU, and has been counted as the socialist leaders of the country. He left the party after a dispute with Bihar’s current CM Nitish Kumar. He had been MP many times from Madhepura seat of Bihar. Many politicians have mourned the death of Sharad Yadav.

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