CPIM Leader Son Sitaram Yechury, 34, Dies Of COVID-19

CPI (M) Son Leader Sitaram Yechury, 34, Dies Of COVID-19

Ashish Yechury was the eldest son of CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury. (File photo)

New Delhi:

CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said his eldest son Ashish died of COVID-19 in the morning.

Ashish Yechury, who would have turned 35 on June 9, was recovering well at Medanta Gurgaon Hospital, people close to the family added, describing his sudden death at 5.30 am after a two-week battle with ‘ r the disease as a shock.

“It is with great sadness that I must report that I lost my eldest son, Ashish Yechury to COVID-19 this morning. I want to thank everyone who gave us hope and treated him – doctors, nurses, health workers frontline, sanitation workers and countless others who stood by us, “Mr Yechury said on Twitter.