CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury’s son dies of Covid-19

CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury’s son Ashish Yechury dies battling COVID-19 at Gurgaon's Medanta Hospital at 5.30 today. He was 35 years old.

The politician took to Twitter and said, "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"