Former union minister Sharad Yadav passed suddenly on Thursday at a private hospital in Gurugram, according to press sources. Yadav’s daughter Subhashini Yadav confirmed the report. He was 75.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “Pained by the passing away of Shri Sharad Yadav Ji. He distinguished himself as an MP and Minister during his long career in public life. He was strongly motivated by Dr. Lohia’s ideals. I will always remember our conversations. Condolences to his loved ones and family. Om Shanti.”
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.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 12, 2023
A statement from Fortis Memorial Research Institute revealed that Yadav was brought to the emergency room in an unconscious and unresponsive state. He did not have a pulse or recordable blood pressure, it stated.
“He received CPR in accordance with ACLS guidelines. Despite all efforts, he could not be resuscitate and was pronounced dead at 10.19 p.m. “We would want to express our heartfelt condolences to his family,” Fortis said in a statement.
The Congress president also conveyed his sympathies.
देश की समाजवादी धारा के वरिष्ठ नेता, जेडीयू के पूर्व अध्यक्ष, श्री शरद यादव जी के निधन से दुःखी हूँ।
एक पूर्व केंद्रीय मंत्री व दशकों तक एक उत्कृष्ट सांसद के तौर पर देश सेवा का कार्य कर,उन्होंने समानता की राजनीति को मज़बूत किया।
उनके परिवार एवं समर्थकों को मेरी गहरी संवेदनाएँ।
— Mallikarjun Kharge (@kharge) January 12, 2023
Yadav is survived by his wife, a daughter, and a son.