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PM condoles demise of former UP CM Ram Naresh Yadav

Updated: Nov 22, 2016 13:42 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the demise of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Madhya Pradesh governor Ram Naresh Yadav.

"The Prime Minister has condoled the passing away of former UP CM & MP Governor, Shri Ram Naresh Yadav," the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) tweeted.

The veteran Congress leader died after prolonged illness at the Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow this morning.

The 90-year-old was undergoing treatment at the institute since September 19.

Yadav was the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1977 to 1979.

He served as the Madhya Pradesh Governor between August 2011 - September 2016. (ANI)