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Gujarat Congress leader Badruddin Shaikh passes away due to coronavirus

In a post on Twitter, fellow party leader Shaktisinh Gohil wrote that Shaikh got infected while helping the poor in Ahmedabad.

Published: 27th April 2020 08:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th April 2020 01:10 PM   |  A+A-

Badruddin Shaikh with Rahul Gandhi (Photo | Twitter)

By ANI

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Congress leader Badruddin Shaikh has passed away due to COVID-19, party leader Shaktisinh Gohil said.

"I am at loss of words. Badrubhai, as we called him, was a stellar of strength and patience. A senior leader of our Gujarat Congress family, I knew him for 40 years when he was with Youth Congress. He was relentlessly working with poor people and was infected with COVID-19. RIP my friend," Gohil tweeted on Sunday.

In another post, he wrote that Shaikh got infected while helping the poor in Ahmedabad.

"My friend Badru was a true #CoronaWarrior. He got infected with coronavirus whilst helping poor people in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He is a big loss to our Gujarat Congress family as he succumbed to COVID-19. Lesson for all: Please take care and cooperate with your local authorities," Gohil said. 

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