Gurugram: Former Indian cricketer and UP Cupboard Minister Chetan Chauhan handed away in the present day on Sunday. He was 73 and had examined constructive for Covid-19 in July. The previous India opener was placed on ventilator assist on the Medanta hospital after a multi-organ failure.
Former Indian cricketer & UP Cupboard Minister Chetan Chauhan passes away. He was 73 & had examined constructive for #Covid19
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— OTV (@otvnews) August 16, 2020
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed deep sorrow over the passing away of the UP Minister and former cricketer. He penned, “My colleague and former cricketer Chetan Chauhan ji has passed away. This is an irreparable loss for people of Uttar Pradesh and the world of cricket. His last rites will be performed tomorrow.”
पूर्व अंतरराष्ट्रीय खिलाड़ी, मंत्रिमंडल में मेरे सहयोगी, श्री चेतन चौहान जी के असामयिक निधन का व्यथित कर देने वाला समाचार प्राप्त हुआ।
प्रभु श्री राम, श्री चौहान जी के परिजनों को इस अपार दुःख को सहने की शक्ति एवं दिवंगत आत्मा को अपने श्री चरणों में स्थान प्रदान करें।
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) August 16, 2020
PM Modi additionally expressed his condolences on the demise of Chauhan by his Tweet.
Shri Chetan Chauhan Ji distinguished himself as a beautiful cricketer and later as a diligent political chief. He made efficient contributions to public service and strengthening the BJP in UP. Anguished by his passing away. Condolences to his household and supporters. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 16, 2020
Chauhan two-time MP from UP’s Amroha had examined constructive for Covid-19 in Lucknow earlier. On Saturday, Chauhan, who has served within the Delhi & Districts Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) in varied capacities, was airlifted from the Sanjay Gandhi PGI hospital in Lucknow to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
The PRO of the Medanta Hospital had confirmed that Chauhan was placed on life assist after being airlifted from Lucknow and his situation was vital however steady.
Chauhan’s well being situation has deteriorated after he examined COVID-19 constructive, following which the medical doctors on the Sanjay Gandhi hospital referred him to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
Chauhan has performed 40 Take a look at matches for India between 1969 and 1981, scoring 2,084 runs at 31.57 with 16 half-ceturies. Within the 179 top notch matches he performed for Delhi and Maharashtra, Chauhan amassed 11,143 runs at 40.22 with 22 centuries. The fitting-handed batsman is understood for being one of many longest standing opening companions of the good Sunil Gavaskar.
(With Company Inputs)