West Bengal Assembly elections | COVID-19-positive TMC candidate dies at Kolkata hospital
TMC chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed shock and grief over Khardah Assembly constituency Kajal Sinha’s demise
TMC candidate from Khardah Assembly constituency Kajal Sinha, who had examined constructive for COVID-19, died at a hospital in Kolkata on April 25 morning, an official of the State well being division mentioned.
Sinha (59) was discovered to have contracted the viral illness two days in the past, following which he was admitted to Beliaghata ID hospital, the official mentioned.
TMC chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed shock and grief over his demise.
“Very, very sad. Shocked. Kajal Sinha, our candidate from Khardaha, succumbed to Covid. He dedicated his life to serving people & just fought a tireless campaign. He was a long-serving committed member of @AITCofficial. We will miss him. My condolences to his family & his admirers,” Ms. Banerjee tweeted.
Polling was held in Khardah constituency on April 22.
Earlier this month, Pradip Kumar Nandi, the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP)candidate from Jangipur seat, and Congress nominee from Samserganj constituency Rezaul Haque succumbed to the illness.