Lucknow, 22 November 2016. Former UP Chief Minister and former Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav passed away on Tuesday morning after a prolonged illness in Lucknow.
Yadav served as Chief Minister from 1977 to 1979 with the Janata Party. He later joined the Congress and served as Governor from 2011.
Born in Azamgarh in east UP in 1928, Yadav went on to secure M.A and LLB degrees from the prestigious BHU. He was imprisoned for 19 months during the Emergency while Participating in the socialist movement.
His body is being taken to his native place Azamgarh for the last rites. He was 90.