Congress chief and spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday after struggling a cardiac arrest. He was 52 years outdated.
Mr Tyagi, who participated in a tv debate from his residence in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad shortly earlier than he complained of chest pains and fell unconscious, was rushed to the Yashoda Hospital the place, in keeping with information company PTI, the place medical doctors tried unsuccessfully to revive him.
Mr Tyagi is survived by his spouse and two sons. His final tweet, posted at 3.41 PM, was to induce his supporters to observe him dwell on TV at 5 PM.
According to PTI, after the talk he requested for some tea. When it was dropped at him, nevertheless, he didn’t reply. An area physician was then referred to as however after efforts to resuscitate him failed, Mr Tyagi was taken to the hospital.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi spoke to Mr Tyagi’s spouse to precise her condolences and recall his contributions to the social gathering. Party chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadrs and her brother, Rahul Gandhi, led the tributes on social media.
“The untimely death of Rajiv Tyagi, spokesperson of the Indian National Congress, is a personal sorrow for me. We all have irreparable damage,” Ms Gandhi Vadra tweeted.
“Rajivji was a devoted warrior. Heartfelt condolences to the household from all UP Congress. May God give his household the power to endure,” she added.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “Congress has lost one of its tigers today. Congress will forever remember his love for the party and struggles. I pay my homage to him and condolences to his family”.
The social gathering and several other of its senior faces, together with Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot, Kerala Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor and Karnataka chief DK Shivakumar additionally provided condolences.
“We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Rajiv Tyagi, a staunch Congressman and a true patriot. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends in this time of grief,” the social gathering stated.
We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Shri Rajiv Tyagi. A staunch Congressman & a real patriot. Our ideas and prayers are together with his households & associates on this time of grief. pic.twitter.com/yHKSlzPwbX
— Congress (@INCIndia) August 12, 2020
“He served the party dedicatedly. My heartfelt condolences to his family members and friends. May they remain strong in this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace,” Mr Gehlot stated.
Saddened to know of premature demise of INC nationwide spokesperson, Sh. Rajiv Tyagi. He served the social gathering dedicatedly. My heartfelt condolences to his relations & associates. May they continue to be robust on this tough time. May his soul relaxation in peace.
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) August 12, 2020
Mr Tharoor stated Rajiv Tyagi was a “real loss” for the Congress and wrote: “Deeply shocked. He had been in touch just recently and was doing a terrific job speaking for inclusive and progressive politics”.
Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal stated: “Saddened and shocked to hear about the sudden demise of our colleague and national spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi. My condolences to his family and friends in this time of grief. May his soul rest in peace”.
Saddened & shocked to listen to in regards to the sudden demise of our colleague & @INCIndia nationwide spokesperson Shri Rajiv Tyagi. My condolences to his household and associates on this time of grief. May his soul relaxation in peace.
— Okay C Venugopal (@kcvenugopalmp) August 12, 2020
Opposition leaders additionally paid their respect, with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav calling his dying “a huge loss” and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan declaring himself “stunned”.
“Shocking! The death of Congress” spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi is a huge loss. May his soul rest in peace and family have the strength to bear this loss,” Akhilesh Yadav tweeted.
“Shocked and stunned at death of Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi. May God give the departed soul a place at his feet and strength to his family to face this loss. Om Shanti!” Shivraj Singh Chouhan stated.
Rajiv Tyagi will probably be cremated Thursday morning at Hindon Crematorium in Ghaziabad, unnamed social gathering sources informed PTI.
With enter from PTI