Comrade Sitaram Yechury’s Son Ashish Dies of Covid
“Condolences to Shri Sitaram Yechury Ji and his family on the tragic and untimely demise of his son, Ashish. Om Shanti,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.
Senior Left leader Sitaram Yechury’s son Ashish Yechury died of COVID-19 in Delhi this morning. Condolences poured in for the CPI(M) leader and his family after he announced the death of his older son, who would have turned 35 in June. Ashish Yechury, a journalist, died at Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital after a two-week battle with the infection.
“It is with great sadness that I have to inform that I lost my elder son, Ashish Yechury, to COVID-19 this morning. I want to thank all those who gave us hope and who treated him – doctors, nurses, frontline health workers, sanitation workers and innumerable others who stood by us,” Sitaram Yechury wrote in the tweet that drew a deluge of grief messages.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed Ashish Yechury’s death “tragic and untimely”.
President, PM express condolences to Sitaram Yechury over passing away of his son
President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed deep grief on the untimely demise of CPM leader Sitaram Yechury’s son Ashish Yechury. He died due to COVID -19.
Mr. Kovind extended condolences to the family members and loved ones of the departed soul and prayed to God to give strength to them to bear the irreparable loss.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences to CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and his family over the passing away of his son, Ashish Yechury.