Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi died after cardiac arrest at his Ghaziabad home today
Congress spokesman Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday, soon after participating in a debate on a private news channel on the Bengaluru violence. Tyagi suffered a heart attack at his residence in Ghaziabad and was rushed to a private hospital in an unconscious condition where doctors tried to revive him.
Tyagi was at his home when he had a massive cardiac arrest and was rushed to a local hospital in Ghaziabad where he could not be revived. Tyagi’s last tweet was about his participation in a TV debate at 5 PM.
In a tweet, the Congress said: “We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Shri Rajiv Tyagi. A staunch Congressman & a true patriot. Our thoughts and prayers are with his families & friends in this time of grief.”
“Rajiv Tyagi was an ideological warrior. His sudden death is a personal loss and an irreparable loss for all of us,” AICC General Secretary UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said today in a tweet posting her picture with Tyagi.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also tweeted his condolences to the family of Tyagi saying “Congress has lost a lion today. We will forever remember Rajeev Tyagi’s love for Congress and his struggle for its ideology.”