New Delhi:: The Bharat Jodo Yatra has been suspended for Saturday January 14 after: Congressman Santokh Singh Chaudhary dies.77, throughout the yatra because of a coronary heart assault. Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring advised ANI: “The Yatra is suspended for today. Tomorrow the last rites will take place. I haven’t spoken to Rahul Gandhi yet, but we we all believe that after the last rites, we will start the Yatra. Until the end of the rites, it will be suspended.” Rahul Gandhi’s press conference scheduled for Sunday January 15 can also be canceled based on an ANI report.
Reportedly, Santokh Singh was strolling alongside Rahul Gandhi throughout the Yatra when he instantly collapsed after struggling a coronary heart assault. He was rushed to hospital however couldn’t be revived. Rahul Gandhi and another Congress leaders additionally visited the hospital.
According to ANI, the congressman’s final rites will probably be carried out in his village tomorrow (January 15).
Several congressional leaders took to Twitter to pay their final respects to the late congressional chief.
Former Union Information and Broadcasting Minister and Congress MP Manish Tewari has recalled his ultimate moments with the late Santokh Singh Chaudhary who died this morning (January 14) throughout the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Phillaur. Tewari, whereas expressing his condolences over the dying of his fellow congressman, mentioned he and Chaudhary had been collectively within the Yatra within the morning. Manish recalled Chaudhary donning a black observe high and the 2 shared a second when their eyes met in the midst of the group.
He wrote on Twitter: “@SSChaudharyMP and I were together at Yatra in the morning. He was wearing a black track top. Our eyes met and we recognized each other and after a while we were swept away in the crowd. C was a noble soul and a respected colleague. RIP Choudhary Sahib as everyone called him.”
A congressman has shared a photograph of the late congressman throughout the yatra this morning alongside Rahul Gandhi.
Congressman Chaudhary Santokh Singh dies of a coronary heart assault throughout Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra in Phillaur of Punjab. pic.twitter.com/5FqwK5t0yY— IYCAnsari (@AbdurRa10416436) January 14, 2023
Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge expressed his grief over Singh’s sudden passing and wrote on Twitter, “Deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the untimely passing of our MP, Shri Santokh Singh Chaudhary. His loss is a blow to the party and the organization. this hour of mourning, my heart goes out to his family, friends and supporters. That his soul rests in peace.”