Rahul Gandhi expresses shock, suspends Yatra for twenty-four hours in respect of occasion MP Santokh Choudhary Chandigarh, January 14 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi expressed shock over the sudden demise of occasion
Chandigarh, January 14
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi expressed shock over the sudden demise of occasion 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 powerful pillar of the Congress.
“Shocked by the sudden demise of Shri Santokh Singh Chowdhary. He was a all the way down to earth hardworking chief, a very good individual 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 occasion 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 occasion 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 lifeless.