Congress MP Dies Of Coronary heart Assault Throughout Bharat Jodo Yatra

The Punjab leg of the Congress’ mega foot march, led by Rahul Gandhi, begun on Wednesday


Congress MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary died of a coronary heart assault throughout Bharat Jodo Yatra in Punjab this morning. He was 76.

Santokh Singh Chaudhary, the occasion’s MP from Jalandhar, collapsed through the foot march in Punjab’s Phillaur. He was taken to a hospital in Phagwara in an ambulance, the place he died later.

Rahul Gandhi additionally rushed to the hospital the place the veteran Congress chief had been taken, a celebration chief stated. The yatra has been suspended for now.

The Punjab leg of the Congress’ mega foot march started on Wednesday from Fatehgarh Sahib.

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge stated Mr Chaudhary’s loss of life is a “nice blow to the occasion and organisation”.

“Deeply shocked and saddened to study in regards to the premature passing away of our MP, Shri Santokh Singh Chaudhary. His loss is a superb blow to the occasion and organisation. On this hour of grief, my coronary heart goes out to his household, buddies and followers. Could his soul relaxation in peace,” he tweeted.

Congress chief Jairam Ramesh tweeted, “Santokh Singh Chaudhary, aged 76, Congress MP from Jalandhar, handed away from a sudden cardiac arrest through the Bharat Jodo Yatra this morning. We prolong our deepest condolences to his household. There will likely be some modifications in schedule of the yatra which will likely be shared shortly.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann additionally expressed their condolences. 

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