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Ram Naresh Yadav

Ram Naresh Yadav
Governor of Madhya Pradesh
Assumed office
26 August 2011
Preceded by Rameshwar Thakur
Governor of Chhattisgarh
In office
19 June 2014 – 14 July 2014
Preceded by Shekhar Dutt
Succeeded by Balram Das Tandon
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
In office
23 June 1977 – 28 February 1979
Preceded by President's Rule
Succeeded by Banarsi Das
Personal details
Born Ram Naresh Yadav
(1928-07-01) 1 July 1928
Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh
Political party Indian National Congress
Other political
Janata Party
Religion Hinduism

Ram Naresh Yadav (born 1 July 1928[1]) is an Indian politician figure who was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1977 to 1979. He was from Janata Party; later he joined the Congress. He was appointed Governor of Madhya Pradesh on 26 August 2011 by former Indian President Pratibha Patil and was sworn into office on 8 September 2011.[2][3]

Personal life

He was born on 1 July 1928 at Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. He belonged to a middle-class family. His father was a teacher. Ram Naresh Yadav was a successful lawyer in Azamgarh court.

Political career

Ram Naresh Yadav was interested in social work and was close to socialist leader Raj Narain. He entered the Sixth Lok Sabha in 1977 from Azamgarh constituency. He was considered a modest and a low-profile politician.

He became Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on 23 June 1977, and remained on the post till 28 February 1979. On 25 February 1979, he failed to secure a vote of confidence. Banarsi Das was elected in his place and became Chief Minister.[4]

In 2004 general elections, he contested from Azamgarh constituency on Indian National Congress ticket.[5]

On 26 August 2011, he was appointed Governor of Madhya Pradesh by then President of India, Pratibha Patil.

See also


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  3. ^ "New Madhya Pradesh governor sworn-in".  
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External links

  • Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh
Government offices
Preceded by
Rameshwar Thakur
Governor of Madhya Pradesh
26 August 2011
Succeeded by
Current Incumbent
Preceded by
President's Rule
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
23 June 1977 - 28 February 1979
Succeeded by
Banarsi Das
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