Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday due to a heart attack.
Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday due to a heart attack.

The fiery Congress leader and national spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi has passed away. He died of a heart attack. According to the information received, Rajiv Tyagi was arguing in a debate on a TV channel from home. During this time he suffered a heart attack and was taken to the hospital. However, on reaching the hospital, doctors declared him dead. Immediately after his heart attack, he was admitted by the family to Yashoda Hospital in Kanshabi where doctors declared him dead. Rajiv Tyagi’s house is in Vasundhara Sector 16 of Sahibabad.

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi expressed grief over the demise of Rajiv Tyagi, saying that the Congress lost one of its babbar lions today. The inspiration of Rajiv Tyagi’s Congress love and struggle will always be remembered. My heartfelt tribute to him and condolences to the family.

Priyanka Gandhi expressed grief

Priyanka Gandhi has expressed grief as soon as the news of her death is received. Priyanka Gandhi tweeted that the untimely death of Indian National Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi is a personal sorrow for me. We all have irreparable damage. Rajiv ji was a dedicated warrior. Heartfelt condolences to the family from all UP Congress. May God give his family the strength to suffer.

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High-profile leaders used to count

Tyagi was counted among the fiery spokespersons of the Congress. Often, he was also confronted by TV anchors. He took to social media for his tweets. According to the information, Tyagi was sitting in a debate, he had a heart attack after the debate. Congress Secretary Dr. Vineet Poonia informed about his death.

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Sambit Patra said, I can’t believe it

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also expressed condolences on receiving the information. BJP leader Sambit Patra tweeted and expressed grief over his demise. He said that I cannot believe that my friend Rajiv Tyagi, the Congress spokesperson, is not with us. Today at 5 pm we both debated on a TV channel together. Life is very uncertain … still can’t find words. Giving Govind Rajiv ji a place in his Shri Charano.

Tyagi was close to Priyanka Gandhi

In October last year, General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi appointed her as its media in-charge in Uttar Pradesh. Tyagi was the national spokesperson of the Congress and worked on various fronts in the party. He was also assigned to handle the media in Mumbai in the Maharashtra assembly elections. He is believed to be close to Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi.


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