Bhopal: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Ram Naresh Yadav passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Lucknow after a prolonged illness.
Yadav had also served as the Madhya Pradesh Governor from August 26, 2011, to September 7, 2016.
The 90-year-old breathed his last at PGI Lucknow this morning.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of Yadav.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Public Relations and Water Resources Minister Narottam Mishra have also expressed grief over the demise of Yadav.
The veteran Congress leader served as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister from 1977-79.
(With IANS inputs)