September 28, 2020

SP MLC Turns into third UP Chief to Succumb to Covid-19, One other Contracts Virus Once more



A man wearing a mask pedals his bicycle past a graffiti on a wall made to create awareness about the coronavirus. (AP)

A person carrying a masks pedals his bicycle previous a graffiti on a wall made to create consciousness concerning the coronavirus. (AP)

SRS Yadav was among the many senior leaders and advisors of the Samajwadi Get together and had additionally labored with SP patriarch Mulayam Singh and celebration nationwide president Akhilesh Yadav.

SRS Yadav, senior Samajwadi Get together chief and MLC — fondly referred to as ‘Babu ji’ — succumbed to Covid-19 late on Monday at Sanjay Gandhi Put up Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. He’s the third chief from Uttar Pradesh to have been killed by the lethal virus.

Yadav was among the many senior leaders and advisors of the Samajwadi Get together and had additionally labored with SP patriarch Mulayam Singh and celebration nationwide president Akhilesh Yadav. Not solely this, he was also referred to as “the one man military”, who used to take care of the executive work on the SP and had a say in lots of necessary choices of the celebration.


The MLC used to work at a cooperative financial institution earlier than becoming a member of politics. Whereas at his job on the financial institution, the chief got here involved with Mulayam Singh Yadav. When MSY turned the chief minister for the primary time in 1989, he made Yadav his Officer on Particular Obligation (OSD).

“We’re shocked on the demise of senior SP chief, MLC and in-charge of celebration workplace, Shri SRS Yadavji from Corona. The state has misplaced a devoted socialist right now. A heat tribute to him,” Akhilesh Yadav tweeted.

The information of MLC’s demise got here hours after IAS officer Sushil Kumar Marua, who was posted as Particular Secretary within the Language of Division, handed away on the similar hospital after being examined optimistic for coronavirus. He’s the primary serving IAS officer within the state to have succumbed to the lethal virus.

As per the info of UP Well being Division, 5,649 contemporary circumstances of Covid-19 have been reported within the state within the final 24 hours on Monday, taking the full tally to 2,71,851. Additionally, 56 contemporary fatalities have been reported within the state that took the variety of deaths within the state to three,976. To date 2,05,731 sufferers have been discharged from hospitals whereas there have been 62,144 lively circumstances within the state.

A case of re-infection has additionally been reported as Mohanlalganj MP Kaushal Kishore once more examined optimistic for Covid-19. He gave the knowledge by tweeting and in addition knowledgeable that he was being admitted to Medanta hospital.