New Delhi, May 19: Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Revenue and Flood Control Vijay Kashyap succumbed to Covid-19 at Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital at Gurugram on Wednesday.
He was 52.
The Charthawal MLA was the fifth UP minister who has succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 virus.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tweeted, ” the death of UP minister is saddening, he was a minister who was connected to the grassroot level and was always worked for the public interest. My condolence to his family. Om Shanti!”
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over Kashyap’s demise and tweeted, ” he was a popular leader who dedicatedly performs his duties. People have lost their true well-wisher and a kind leader.”