New Delhi: BJP chief Mithilesh Kumar Tiwari is receiving criticism over a tweet that he wrote over the loss of life of Sitaram Yechury’s elder son Ashish Yechury who handed away early morning on Thursday after being contaminated with Covid-19.
Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury had taken to Twitter to disclose the unhappy information of his son’s passing away. Ashish was admitted to Holy Family hospital two weeks in the past and was later shifted to Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital.
BJP chief Mithilesh Kumar Tiwari had written a moderately insensitive comment over the information as he wrote: “China supporter CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury’s son Ashish Yechury passed away due Chinese Corona”.
The tweet has result in lots of backlash with netizens and celebrities calling out the BJP Bihar Vice president for his now-deleted feedback.
Here are among the reactions:
Even though the tweet was deleted, the damage was done and several people are questioning BJP along with Mithilesh Kumar Tiwari on what the party has to say about its member’s remarks.
Several political leaders had earlier today extended condolences to Sitaram Yechury his family over Ashish’s death.
Sitaram Yechury tweeted to thank people for their support as he wrote: “I bid goodbye to my son, Ashish (Biku) at noon today. I thank all of you who have shared our sorrow. I thank everybody who gave us strength to be able to face this dark hour. I know that I am not alone in my grief, with this pandemic consuming countless lives.”