New Delhi, August 12: Indian National Congress leader and spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi on Wednesday died after suffering a heart attack at his residence in Ghaziabad. He was immediately taken to Yashoda Hospital, where doctors tried to revive him, but failed, reports suggest. Congress party informed about the death of its leader on the Twitter handle. Rajiv Tyagi, Congress Leader, Dies Due to Cardiac Arrest.
The tweet read, "We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Shri Rajiv Tyagi. A staunch Congressman & a true patriot. Our thoughts and prayers are with his families & friends in this time of grief."
We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Shri Rajiv Tyagi. A staunch Congressman & a true patriot. Our thoughts and prayers are with his families & friends in this time of grief. pic.twitter.com/yHKSlzPwbX
— Congress (@INCIndia) August 12, 2020
The untimely death of Congress spokesperson has shocked many netizens as well as politicians. Tyagi had last appeared in a debate at 5 pm today on Aaj Tak. He had also tweeted about the same.
Rajiv Tyagi Tweet:
आज शाम 5:00 बजे आज तक पर रहूंगा। धन्यवाद।
— Rajiv Tyagi (@RTforINDIA) August 12, 2020
Rajiv Tyagi Appearing for Congress on a Debate.
— Mohammed Zubair (@zoo_bear) August 12, 2020
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sambit Patra expressed shock at Congress leader's demise and said had participated in a debate with him minutes earlier. “Can’t believe that my friend and Congress spokesperson @RT For India is no longer with us. We had debated together on Aaj Tak on the 5pm show earlier today. Life is very unpredictable. I can’t find words still,” Patra said.
Sambit Patra Tweet
विश्वास नहीं हो रहा है कंग्रेस के प्रवक्ता मेरे मित्र श्री @RTforINDIA हमारे साथ नहीं है।
आज 5 बजे हम दोनो ने साथ में @aajtak पर डिबेट भी किया था।
जीवन बहुत ही अनिश्चित है ...अभी भी शब्द नहीं मिल रहें
हे गोविंद राजीव जी को अपने श्री चरणो में स्थान देना🙏
— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) August 12, 2020
Here's How Twitterati Reacted to Tyagi's Death:
Saddened to hear about Rajeev Tyagi Sir🙏
RIP Rajeev Tyagi Sir
— Rajiv Tyagi (@inc_pravakta) August 12, 2020
Aise koi mar jayega can’t believe
— Sania shiv (@SaniaShiv) August 12, 2020
Big loss to @INCIndia, RIP Tyagi ji
— Rajat Gour🇮🇳 (@rumigmail2) August 12, 2020
Life is Unfair:
He looked fit & fine. Life is unfair.
— Vijay kaushik (@kvijaykaushik) August 12, 2020
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also said that he is saddened by the demise of Tyagi. "Saddened to know of untimely demise of INC national spokesperson, Sh. Rajiv Tyagi. He served the party dedicatedly. My heartfelt condolences to his family members & friends. May they remain strong in this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace," he tweeted.
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