Congress Leader Rajiv Tyagi Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Debate

Congress GS Priyanka Gandhi, who is also party in-charge for Uttar Pradesh East, said spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi’s death was a personal loss to her.

Jessica David

August 13, 2020

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Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi died due to cardiac arrest on Wednesday (August 12). Rajiv Tyagi was the party’s general secretary and spokesperson for its Uttar Pradesh unit. Tyagi died in Ghaziabad. “We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Shri Rajiv Tyagi. A staunch Congressman and a true patriot. Our thoughts and prayers are with his families and friends in this time of grief,” Congress tweeted. Congress General Secretary (GS) Priyanka Gandhi, who is also the party in-charge for Uttar Pradesh East, said Rajiv Tyagi’s death was a personal loss to her.

‘The untimely demise of Rajiv Tyagi, spokesperson for the Indian National Congress, is a personal loss to me. He cannot be replaced. Rajiv Ji was a warrior dedicated to ideology,” Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said in her tweet. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sambit Patra expressed shock at Rajiv Tyagi’s demise saying that he had participated in a television news 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 the 5 p.m. show earlier today. Life is very unpredictable. I can’t find words still,” Patra said.

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