CPI-M stalwart Sitaram Yechury’s son has died due to COVID-19 on Thursday morning. 

This tragic news was confirmed by Sitaram Yechury. 

He informed that his eldest son Ashish Yechury died due to COVID-19 on Thursday morning. 

Ashish Yechury died due to COVID-19 at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon near New Delhi. 

Ashish Yechury, the eldest son of CPI-M veteran Sitaram Yechury, was just 34-years-old at the time of his demise. 

Ashish Yechury passed away at 5:30am on Thursday. 

Sitaram Yechury thanked all who treated his son and tried to save his life. 

Sitaram Yechury said: “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.” 

Sitaram Yechury later tweeted: “I bid goodbye to my son, Ashish (Biku) at noon today. I thank all of you who have shared our sorrow. I thank everybody who gave us strength to be able to face this dark hour. I know that I am not alone in my grief, with this pandemic consuming countless lives.”

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Meanwhile, condolences started to pour in as soon as the news of the demise of Sitaram Yechury’s son broke. 

PM Narendra Modi tweeted: “Condolences to Shri Sitaram Yechury Ji and his family on the tragic and untimely demise of his son, Ashish. Om Shanti.”

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tweeted: “Devastated by the news @SitaramYechury @seemay. There is no greater loss for a parent to endure. May you find the strength to bear the inexpressible grief of your loss. My heart goes out to you at this painful time.” 

DMK president – MK Stalin tweeted: “Deeply saddened and pained to hear about the loss of Ashish Yechury. I offer my heartfelt condolences to Comrade @SitaramYechury, his family and friends at this difficult time.” 

AAP leader Raghav Chadda tweeted: “Terribly devastating news. My heartfelt condolences Mr.Yechury (@SitaramYechury @seemay). May you find strength to bear this irreparable loss.” 

Telegu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu tweeted: “My deepest condolences on the loss of your son, @SitaramYechury ji. Our thoughts are with you and your family. May your strength prevail to help you through this difficult time.”

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