Samajwadi Party leader SRS Yadav passes away due to COVID-19

Samajwadi Party condoled the demise of the leader.

Published: 08th September 2020 10:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th September 2020 10:35 AM   |  A+A-

Covid death, Kerala

Image used for representation only. (Photo | Shaji Vettipuram, EPS)


LUCKNOW: Member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council (MLC) and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader SRS Yadav, who was battling COVID-19 infection, died on Monday.

Samajwadi Party condoled the demise of the leader.

"The demise of the senior and respected leader of Samajwadi Party, National Secretary and MLC SRS Yadav 'Babu Ji' is the end of an 'era'. Heart wrenching and irreparable damage! Condolences to the bereaved family and prayers for the departed soul's peace! Tributes to the departed soul," the party wrote on Twitter (roughly translated from Hindi).

Party chief Akhilesh Yadav also condoled the demise of the senior party member.

"Shocked at the demise of senior SP leader, MLC and in-charge of the party office, Shri SRS Yadav Ji from COVID-19. The State has lost a dedicated socialist today. Tributes to him," Yadav wrote on Twitter.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp