Sitaram Yechury's son Ashish Yechury dies of COVID-19

Last Modified Thursday, 22 April 2021 (12:15 IST)
New Delhi: CPI(M) general secretary on Thursday shared the news of passing away of his elder son Ashish due to this morning.
Taking to Twitter Yechury posted, "It is with great sadness that I have to inform that I lost my elder son, 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.(UNI)