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Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses regret at the death of the son of CPM leader Sitaram Yechury | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed condolences for the “tragic and untimely death” of the eldest son of Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury.
“Condolences to Shri Sitaram Yechury Ji and his family on the tragic and untimely death of their son, Ashish. Om Shanti,” he tweeted.

On Twitter, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also mourned the death of Ashish Yechury.
“Dear colleague @SitaramYechury, our condolences on the loss of Ashish. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time,” Kerala CM tweeted.
The eldest son of Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury – Ashish Yechury passed away earlier today due to COVID-19.
“It is with great sadness that I have to report that I lost my oldest son, Ashish Yechury to COVID-19 this morning. I want to thank everyone who gave us hope and treated him: doctors, nurses, frontline health workers, workers sanitation and countless people who supported us, “Yechury tweeted.
This comes amid the devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that is being witnessed across the country.
Nearly 3 lakh of new cases and more than 2,000 deaths were reported in India on Wednesday, a record since the pandemic broke out last year. (AND ME)

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