Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati was bereaved with her father Prabhu Dayal passing away after a prolonged illness on Thursday.
He was 95.
BSP general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra gave this information in a statement issued in Lucknow on Thursday and expressed his condolences on behalf of party leaders and workers.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief on the demise of Prabhu Dayal.
He called up the former chief minister of UP to express his heartfelt condolences.