CPIM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury's elder son Ashish Yechury dies of corona

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-04-22 09:59:32 IST

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According to the information received, he was initially admitted to Holy Family Hospital two weeks ago and later transferred to Gurugram when the situation became critical.

Ashish Yechury, the elder son of CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury's, passed away on Thursday, this morning due to Covid. Ashish was undergoing treatment for Corona at Medant Hospital in Gurugram for the last few days. 

According to the information received, he was initially admitted to Holy Family Hospital two weeks ago and later transferred to Gurugram when the situation became critical.

Ashish was 34 years old and was working as a Senior Copy Editor in a major newspaper in New Delhi. Sitaram Yechury tweeted the information about his elder son's death. He also thanked all the doctors, nurses and others who treated his son.

He wrote in his tweet, "It has been with great sadness to inform me that I lost my elder son Ashish Yechury this morning due to COVID-19. I want to thank all those who gave us hope and who treated her - doctors, nurses, frontline workers, sanitation workers and myriad others who stood by us."

"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."

Apart from this, CPIM has issued a statement on the death of Ashish. He said that we are very saddened by the death of Sitaram Yechury and Indrani Majumdar's son Ashish Yechury. We are with Sitaram and Indrani, Ashish's wife Swati and her sister Akhila in this hour of grief.

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