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Manipur BJP Chief S Tikendra Singh Dies From Covid | India News


IMPHAL: Manipur BJP President S Tikendra Singh, who had been receiving treatment for Covid-19 at a hospital in Imphal, passed away on Thursday night.
He was 69 years old.
He had tested positive for the virus on April 27.
Prime Minister N Biren Singh while reporting on the death tweeted, “I am speechless to learn that Professor S Tiken Singh, President of BJP Manipur, passed away some time ago.
“We have lost a BJP stalwart in Manipur who has dedicated his life to the service of the people and the party. My condolences to the grieving family. May his soul rest in peace Oja.”
BJP Chairman JP Nadda and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju have expressed their deep sorrow over the death of the Manipur party leader.
A retired professor, who worked tirelessly with selfless devotion towards the BJP ideology, was loved by everyone in Manipur, wrote Biren Singh on his official Facebook account.
Singh was appointed president of the BJP Manipur unit in June 2020.

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