West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has condoled the demise of veteran socialist leader and former minister Sharad Yadav, who breathed his last on Thursday.
Former Union Minister Sharad Yadav passed away on Thursday evening at the age of 75 after a prolonged illness.
He breathed his last at Fortis Hospital in Gurugram where he was rushed after he collapsed at his residence in Delhi. Sharad Yadav was suffering from kidney-related issues for a long time and regularly underwent dialysis.
” I bear a heavy heart upon hearing about Sharad Yadav’s demise,” Banerjee said.
” A stalwart politician and an immensely respected colleague, his legacy shall live on. I pray that his family and followers find solace and strength in this hour of grief.” she added.