Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Revenue and Flood Control Vijay Kashyap handed away resulting from Covid-19 problems at a Gurugram hospital on Tuesday.
The 56-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party chief and a member of the 17th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh representing the Charthawal meeting constituency, Vijay Kashyap was admitted at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
Vijay Kashyap is the third UP minister and the fifth BJP legislator who succumbed to the novel Coronavirus. Earlier, Salon legislator Dal Bahadur Kori, Kesar Singh Gangwar (Nawabganj), Ramesh Diwakar (Auraiya) and Suresh Kumar Srivastava (Lucknow West) had succumbed to the an infection.
Acknowledging Kashyap’s unlucky demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief saying he was dedicated to public curiosity works.
“The death of BJP leader and minister in the Uttar Pradesh government Vijay Kashyap ji is very saddening. He was a leader connected to the grassroots and was always devoted to public interest works. My condolences to his family and supporters in this moment of grief. Om Shanti!” PM Modi tweeted in Hindi.
Besides PM Modi, a number of different ministers and seniors mourned the passing away of Kashyap. Union Home Minister Amit Shah stated that BJP chief Vijay Kashyap was devoted to the organisation. BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda too expressed grief saying he’s an irreparable loss for the BJP.
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reportedly stated, “Kashyap, an MLA from Charthawal, was a popular leader who discharged his duties diligently as a minister. In his death, people have lost their true well-wisher.”