Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee secretary leader G. Narendra Yadav succumbed to Covid-19 on Monday morning. He was undergoing treatment at Yashoda Hospital, Somajiguda. He was 53 years old.
Recently, Yadav, a resident of Ghosa Mahal, a suburb of the city, took part in a relief programme for Covid patients. It is said that during the programme, he got infected with Coid-19.
According to the Congress leaders, they have asked all those people who were involved in the relief work with him to get home quarantined and also tested.
“He was a very healthy person and active person. We are totally shocked,” said Anil Kumar Yadav.
“We were in touch with him during the relief programme. He is a warrior of the Congress party. He was a very cheerful person and had a peculiar identity for himself. We have lost a great person,” said Yadav.
In a condolence message, Congress National spokesperson Sravan Dasoju tweeted “It is shocking and saddening that one of our active senior leaders of @INCTelangana Shri Narender Yadav died due to #COVID19. May his soul rest in peace and condolences to his family and friends…His death is great loss to the party @INCIndia.
It is shocking and saddening that one of our active senior leaders of @INCTelangana Shri Narender Yadav died due to #COVID19. May his soul rest in peace and condolences to his family and friends…His death is great loss to the party @INCIndia pic.twitter.com/if4MHqRQ6K
— Dr Sravan Dasoju (@sravandasoju) July 13, 2020
Many leaders from different political parties are getting affected by Covid-19. On June 6, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) minority cell ex-chairman, Mohammed Sirajuddin succumbed to Covid-19. He died while undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at Sunshine Hospital, Secunderabad. He was also a member of the Congress Covid Task Force.
Telangana state home minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali also got infected with the virus.