The former Union Minister as well as long-standing Socialist leader of Bihar Sharad Yadav died late Thursday evening at 75 years old following an extended illness.
The daughter of the father, Subhashini Yadav has confirmed the news via social media. “Papa Ab Nahi Rahe,” (Papa is gone) she posted on Facebook.
Sharad Yadav was sick for a long period of time and was receiving treatment at the Gurugram’s Fortis Hospital.
Sharad Yadav was regarded as one of the most revered socialist leaders in Bihar. He has a keen political sass. He was also regarded as a brilliant curator of the state’s political system.
He offered a variety of advice on politics for Lalu Prasad Yadav during the times of his chief ministership and during his time as a union minister for the country.
The Rajya Sabha tenure ended in June 2022. Following that, he left the 7 Tughlak Road Bungalow and went to the house of his daughter in Chattarpur area in South Delhi.
Sharad Yadav is now involved with RJD and said Tejashwi Yadav will be the next head of the RJD, as well as Bihar. He held a number of important posts throughout his political career, including key union ministry portfolios within the Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government from 1999 and 2004. He was also a member of JD-U and was elected the national president of the party.
Sharad Yadav has been elected as a Lok Sabha MP 7 times throughout his political career, including the four occasions from Bihar’s Madhepura district, and once in Jabalpur within Madhya Pradesh. He was also elected as a Lok Sabha MP once from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh as well. It was his first elected MP elected from three states.
The political ideology that governed Sharad Yadav was influenced by Jay Prakash Narayan, and Ram Manohar Lohia. He was also in jail during the time of emergency in the country.