Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi among others have expressed their grief over the demise of Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat Abhay Bharadwaj.
Bharadwaj who had tested positive for COVID-19 on August 31 had been battling complications of the disease for the last couple of months. He passed away at a hospital in Chennai on Tuesday at the age of 66.
In a tweet, the President said, “Grieved by the demise of Shri Abhay Bharadwaj, Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat. He was an eminent lawyer and had an unwavering commitment to social upliftment and development. Condolences to his family, friends and well-wishers.”
The Prime Minister also tweeted his condolences saying, “Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat, Shri Abhay Bharadwaj Ji was a distinguished lawyer and remained at the forefront of serving society. It is sad we have lost a bright and insightful mind, passionate about national development. Condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti.”
BJP MP from Odisha, Jual Oram, tweeted, “I am pained to know about the sad demise of Rajya Sabha MP Shri Abhay Bharadwaj Ji. My condolences to his family and loves ones. His contributions would always be remembered. Om Shanti.”