Manipur BJP president S Tikendra Singh succumbs to Covid-19 in Imphal

  • | Friday | 14th May, 2021

The BJP has suffered a major setback at the party level in Manipur. BJP Manipur president Professor S Tikendra Singh (69) succumbed to Covid-19 in a hospital in Imphal on Thursday evening

The BJP has suffered a major setback at the party level in Manipur. BJP Manipur president Professor S Tikendra Singh (69) succumbed to Covid-19 in a hospital in Imphal on Thursday evening. He recently tested positive for Covid-19 on April 27 and was receiving treatment at Shija hospital in Imphal.

Manipur CM N Biren Singh, BJP National President JP Nadda and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju condoled Singh`s death.

N. Biren Singh wrote on his official Facebook account that retired professor Singh worked tirelessly and selflessly towards the BJP`s ideology and everyone loved him in Manipur.

Singh was appointed as the president of the BJP`s Manipur unit in June 2020.

The national president of the party JP Nadda has expressed deep sorrow over Singh`s death on Twitter.

Manipur received the highest ever 666 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, pushing the state tally past 37000 to 37,036.

The cumulative death toll has mounted to 526 after 17 people succumbed to the deadly virus in the state on Wednesday.


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