new Delhi: Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Kamala Rani Varun died on Sunday at SGPGI. He breathed his last at around 9.30 am. He was admitted to the SGPGI on July 18 after being hit by Corona and died on Sunday. Kamala Rani was being treated at SGPI Hospital in the capital Lucknow. This is the first death of a minister in UP from Corona.
The death of Cabinet Minister Kamala Rani Varun from Corona in the Uttar Pradesh government has shocked everyone. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also expressed grief over his death. PM Modi wrote in his tweet, the sadness of the death of Uttar Pradesh government minister Smt Kamala Rani Varun ji. His entire life was devoted to social service. He played an important role in strengthening the BJP in the state. My condolences are with his family and supporters in this hour of grief. om Shanti!
PM Modi’s tweet
The sadness of the death of Mrs. Kamala Rani Varunji, Minister of Uttar Pradesh Government, was very sad. His entire life was devoted to social service. He played an important role in strengthening the BJP in the state. My condolences are with his family and supporters in this hour of grief. Om peace!
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 2, 2020
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath canceled the visit to Ayodhya as soon as the information of Kamala Rani’s death was received. The government has declared a one-day state holiday. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid his sincere condolences to the bereaved families while paying a humble tribute to his death.
CM Yogi wrote in his tweet, The information about the untimely demise of my colleague in the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Cabinet Minister Smt Kamala Rani Varun ji is disturbing. The state lost a devoted public leader today. My condolences to his family. God grant the departed soul a place at your feet. om Shanti!