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Senior Congress leader Indira Hridayesh Dies At 80


Indira Hridayesh was a Congress MLA from Haldwani.

Dehradun/New Delhi:

Chief of Opposition within the Uttarakhand Meeting Indira Hridayesh handed away after struggling a cardiac arrest in New Delhi on Sunday.

The 80-year-old senior Congress died on the Uttarakhand Sadan in New Delhi the place she had gone to attend a celebration assembly, Pradesh Congress vice chairman Suryakant Dhasmana mentioned quoting her son Sumit Hridayesh.

Hridayesh was a Congress MLA from Haldwani and one of many senior most Congress leaders from the state.

She had examined constructive for COVID-19 in April this yr and had undergone a coronary heart surgical procedure after her restoration.

Hridayesh had attended a celebration assembly chaired by occasion in-charge for Uttarakhand Devendra Yadav in New Delhi on Saturday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi condoled her demise and lauded her contributions.

“Dr. Indira Hridayesh Ji was on the forefront of a number of neighborhood service efforts. She made a mark as an efficient legislator and likewise had wealthy administrative expertise. Saddened by her demise. Condolences to her household and supporters. Om Shanti,” the prime minister mentioned in a tweet.

In a tweet in Hindi, Rahul Gandhi mentioned, “Acquired the unhappy information concerning the demise of Dr Indira Hridayesh, a robust hyperlink of the Congress occasion in Uttarakhand. She labored until the tip for public service and the Congress household. Her social and political contributions are an inspiration. Condolences to her loves ones”.

Congress common secretary and former state chief minister Harish Rawat mentioned it’s an irreparable loss for the nation and the state.

Mr Rawat mentioned she has been part of the Congress household for over 4 many years, first in Uttar Pradesh after which in Uttarakhand and was the voice of lecturers.

Condoling her demise, AICC common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra mentioned the Congress has misplaced a courageous chief and in style public consultant.

Expressing grief at her loss of life, Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat mentioned she performed a major position within the politics of each Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand for 4 many years.

Describing her loss of life as a giant loss for the state, Mr Rawat remembered her for her profound information of parliamentary procedures.

Mr Rawat mentioned it was additionally a private loss for him as he at all times obtained the love and affection of an elder sister from her.

State authorities’s spokesman and cupboard minister Subodh Uniyal mentioned he and different politicians of his era had learnt lots from Hridayesh who may rise above the confines of occasion primarily based politics.

“Her information of parliamentary procedures was superb. We learnt lots from her,” Mr Uniyal mentioned.

Pradesh Congress vice chairman Dhirendra Pratap described her because the “iron girl” of Uttarakhand.

Hridayesh was the Finance Minister of Uttarakhand from 2012 to 2017 and likewise held the portfolios of parliamentary affairs and better training and planning within the Congress authorities led by Harish Rawat.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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