Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Satav has died of COVID complications.
Rajeev Satav died at a private hospital in Pune on Sunday morning.
“Rajeev Satav became RT-PCR swab negative on May 9, 2021. However, after a prolonged illness he succumbed to secondary pneumonia with multi-organ dysfunction on May 16 at 4:58 am,” Jehangir hospital said in a statement.
Top leaders of the Country have condoled the demise of Rajeev Satav.
Anguished by the passing away of my friend from Parliament, Shri Rajeev Satav Ji. He was an upcoming leader with much potential. Condolences to his family, friends and supporters. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 16, 2021
Sonia Gandhi said she is deeply pained by the tragic loss of the party leader, “who was a trusted colleague and a friend to all of us”. She said it is also a personal loss to her.
I’m very sad at the loss of my friend Rajeev Satav. He was a leader with huge potential who embodied the ideals of the Congress.
It’s a big loss for us all. My condolences and love to his family. pic.twitter.com/mineA81UYJ
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 16, 2021
In Rajeev Satav we have lost one of our brightest colleagues. Clean of heart, sincere, deeply committed to the ideals of the Congress & devoted to the people of India.
I have no words, just prayers for his young wife & children. May they have the strength to carry on without him pic.twitter.com/Z1q6UPmkbK
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) May 16, 2021
Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi is deeply pained by the tragic loss of Shri Rajeev Satav.
It is a personal loss to her.
We pray for his family to have the strength to face the days ahead with courage. pic.twitter.com/qhchCv7zqE
— Congress (@INCIndia) May 16, 2021
Rest in peace my friend. You fought well and you gave it all. Thank you for all the moments and conversations that we have shared. You will continue to live in our thoughts and memories. #RajeevSatav
— Gaurav Gogoi (@GauravGogoiAsm) May 16, 2021