UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s father Anand Singh Bisht passes away in Delhi’s AIIMS

20 April, 2020 | Priyanka Sharma

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's father Anand Singh Bisht died in AIIMS, Delhi today morning at 10:44 am. He was in a critical condition in AIIMS, Delhi.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s father Anand Singh Bisht passed away in AIIMS, Delhi on Monday. State Chief Secretary Awanish K Awasthi confirmed the development to ANI. He said UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s father Anand Singh Bisht left for the heavenly abode at 10:44 am today and shared his deepest condolences. Reports say that Anand Singh Bisht was in a critical condition in AIIMS, Delhi.

Suffering from liver and kidney ailments, Yogi Adityanath’s father was admitted to the hospital on March 15 and put on ventilator after his condition deteriorated on Sunday. A team of doctors from AIIMS’s Gastrology department were looking after him. It is also reported that Anand Singh Bisht had undergone a dialysis on Sunday before he was shifted to ICU.

Condolences have started coming in from across the political spectrum. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar  have also shared their condolences on Twitter. Early on Monday morning, Yogi Adityanath chaired a meeting with chairpersons of 11 committees to review the spread and containment of novel coronavirus- COVID-19 in the state.

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On Yogi Adityanath’s swearing in ceremony as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, his father Anand Singh Bisht had said in a news portal that he hopes Yogi Adityanath respect for all religions. He should abide by BJP’s motto: Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas as it accommodates the poor, rich, hindu, muslim, sikh, christian, everyone. He expressed that now the responsibilities have increased on his son. Anand Singh Bisht had also praised his son’s oratory skills and said that it shows that people love him.

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