SITAPUR (UP)| Former Union Minister of State for Home Affairs and senior Congress leader Ramlal Rahi died on Thursday night in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh. He was 82. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the demise of Ramlal Rahi and said that he was an experienced leader.
Rahi became the Minister of State for Home Affairs during the Narasimha Rao government and was a four-time MP from Misrikh in Sitapur district and twice an MLA from Hargaon.
He left the Congress and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2017 but returned to the Congress again in 2019.
His son Suresh Rahi is a BJP MLA from Hargaon in Sitapur.