- CNM Reporter
Veteran CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechuri’s elder son Ashis Yechury died of Covid-19. He was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at a hospital in Gurgaon in Haryana .
Yechuri took on twitter to share the sad news,”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 said on Twitter.
Ashish, a journalist by profession,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 5.30 am after a two-week battle with the disease as a shock.