Kerala CM condoles demise of socialist leader Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday described veteran politician Sharad Yadav as a socialist icon of the country, and said the latter's demise was a great loss to Indian politics.

Yadav died at a private hospital in Gurugram on Thursday. He was 75.

"Sharad Yadav was an icon of socialist politics, who stood firm for democratic values. His passing is a great loss to Indian politics. Heartfelt condolences to his family and supporters," the Chief Minister tweeted.


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