Rahul Gandhi expresses shock, suspends Punjab yatra for twenty-four hours in respect of social gathering MP Santokh Choudhary
Chandigarh, January 14
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi expressed shock over the sudden demise of social gathering MP and senior chief Santokh Singh Chaudhary in the course of the Bharat Jodo Yatra on Saturday.
He described the 76-year-old two-time MP as a hardworking chief and robust pillar of the Congress.
“Shocked by the sudden demise of Shri Santokh Singh Chowdhary. He was a right down to earth hardworking chief, a great particular person and a robust pillar of the Congress household, who devoted his life to public service from youth Congress to Member of Parliament. I categorical my condolences to the bereaved household,” Gandhi stated in a tweet.
In the meantime, the Congress on Saturday suspended its yatra in Punjab for a day as a mark of respect for social gathering MP Santokh Singh Choudhary who died following a coronary heart assault in the course of the march.
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally postponed his scheduled press convention at Jalandhar on January 15, and it’ll now happen at Hoshiarpur on January 17. Chaudhary died after struggling a cardiac arrest in the course of the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
The 2-time MP was collaborating within the Rahul Gandhi-led march in Phillaur in Jalandhar the place he fainted, stated senior social gathering chief Partap Singh Bajwa, who was additionally marching within the yatra.
Chaudhary was rushed to a hospital in Phagwara in an ambulance the place he was declared introduced useless.