Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi dies of heart attack, party leaders condole his sudden death

13 August, 2020 | Ojasvi Chauhan

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Congress leader and spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi passed away on Wednesday due to heart attack. Members of the Congress party have condoled his death.

Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi died due to heart attack on Wednesday. Tyagi, who participated in a television debate earlier in the day, developed unease in the chest and was taken to hospital. He would have turned 54 next month. Congress leaders condoled his death. The party also expressed its condolences describing him a staunch Congressman and a true patriot.

Congress said in a tweet from its official handle that they were deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Rajiv Tyagi. The tweet read that a staunch Congressman and a true patriot, their thoughts and prayers were with his families and friends in this time of grief.

Tyagi, who developed unease in the chest, was taken to hospital. He would have turned 54 in September.
Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi stating that Congress had lost one of its tigers and it will forever remember his love for the party and struggles. Rahul said that he prays his homage to him and condolences to his family.

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Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said that the untimely death of Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi is a matter of personal grief for her, his loss can never be filled. She said that he was an ideologically dedicated warrior and paid Condolence to his family on behalf of the entire Uttar Pradesh Congress. She prayed to God to give his family the strength to face this irreparable loss.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he was saddened to know of the untimely demise of the INC national spokesperson. Gehlot said in a tweet that Tyagi served the party dedicatedly. Gehlot said, “My heartfelt condolences to his family members and friends. May they remain strong in this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace”.

Party spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill described Rajiv Tyagi as a “very very dear friend colleague”. He tweeted that he is devastated on hearing the news of the sudden demise of “my very very dear friend colleague Rajiv Tyagi”. He further said that he was shocked and he had lost a family member, a friend, a good man, that was no age to take him away.

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