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Kolkata, Apr 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
Banerjee on Thursday condoled the death of Ashish Yechury, son of CPI(M) general secretary
Taking to his tweeter handle, Mr Modi said, “Condolences to Shri Sitaram Yechury Ji and his
family on the tragic and untimely demise of his son, Ashish. Om Shanti.”
Ms Banerjee in her tweet said, “Shocked and very saddened to hear about the untimely
passing away of Ashish, son of @SitaramYechuryJi.”
“My deepest condolences to the grieving family,” she added.
Mr Yechury today shared the news of passing away of his elder son Ashish due to COVID-19
Taking to Twitter Yechury posted, “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.”
Ashish Yechury, who would have turned 35 on June 9, was recovering well at Gurgaon’s
Medanta Hospital, people close to the family added, describing his sudden death at 0530
hrs after a two-week battle with the disease as a shock.