Kanpur: Senior spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Manoj Mishra died due to Covid-19 in the wee hours on Monday. Mishra was being treated at a city hospital after he was detected Covid-19 positive about a fortnight ago.
He is survived by his wife, son, daughter and daughter-in-law. He passed away at a private hospital in the city at around 3am on Monday.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep grief on the demise of Manoj Mishra, read a statement issued by the chief minister’s office.
Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya in his condolence message expressed his heart-felt condolences to the bereaved family. May God give strength to Mishra’s family members in this hour of grief, Maurya said.