Former Union minister Sharad Yadav passes away

Former Union Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader died on Thursday, he was 75.
Former Union Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader died on Thursday, he was 75. ANI

New Delhi: Former Union Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Sharad Yadav passed away on January 12, informed his daughter Subhashini Sharad Yadav through a social media post.

He was admitted at a private hospital in Gurugram. Sharad who had launched his own party Loktantrik Janata Dal, merged with Lalu Yadav‘s outfit RJD in March 2020 which he said was the “first step towards a united opposition”.

Sharad Yadav had formed Loktantrik Janata Dal in 2018 miffed with Janata Dal (United) returning to an alliance with the BJP in Bihar.

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