Congress Speaker Rajiv Tyagi Dies Shortly After Television Debate | India News
Tyagi, 53, was in a television conversation from his Ghaziabad residence at night and is said to have collapsed immediately after the show. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors tried to revive him, but to no avail. In a message of condolence, Rahul Gandhi said that because of Tyagi’s passing, Congress had lost a “babbar sher.”
Congress lost one of its babbar lions today. Rajiv Tyagi Congress will always remember the inspiration of love and struggle.
– Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1597246318000
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called Tyagi’s death a “personal loss.”
The untimely death of Shri Rajiv Tyagi, spokesperson for the National Congress of India, is a personal shame for me. All … https://t.co/5Hwbmuz30V
– Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) 1597244407000
The head of Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul and Priyanka spoke with Tyagi’s wife by phone and expressed their condolences.
Tyagi is survived by his wife and two children.