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Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan's brother, Jitender, dies due to COVID-19

Jitender got infected with COVID-19 during election campaigning and was being treated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Published: 18th May 2021 01:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th May 2021 01:04 PM   |  A+A-

Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan

Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan's brother has succumbed to Covid (Photo | Twitter)

By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan's brother, Jitender Balyan, died in AIIMS, Delhi due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to family members.

Jitender Balyan, who was the cousin brother of the union minister, was elected as the village head of Kutba village in Muzaffarnagar district in the recently concluded panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh.

He got infected with COVID-19 during election campaigning and was being treated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, family members said.



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