CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury’s son Ashish, 34, dies of COVID-19

He was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital.

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said his elder son Ashish died of COVID-19 this morning.

Ashish Yechury, 34, was undergoing treatment at a Gurgaon hospital. According to some reports, he was recovering well.

Sitaram Yechury wrote on Twitter: “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.”