Sitaram Yechury’s elder son Ashish dies of Covid-19 in Gurgaon hospital

CPI(M) normal secretary on Thursday stated his elder son Ashish died of COVID-19 within the morning.


Ashish, who would have turned 35 on June 9, was recovering nicely at Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital, folks near the household added, describing his sudden dying at 5.30 am after a two-week battle with the illness as a shock.

“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,” Yechury stated on Twitter.