Swine flu knock in Punjab: BJP leader Sandeep Kapoor dies in Ludhiana, first death due to this infection in the district


State Co-Convenor of BJP Legal Cell in Ludhiana, Punjab, Sandeep Kapoor died on Tuesday. According to family members, Sandeep Kapoor had fever for 10 days. On investigation, it was found that he also had an infection in his chest. He was admitted to the hospital for treatment, where doctors told him he was suffering from swine flu. Although later the report came negative, but on Tuesday, Sandeep died. At present, the first death is being reported in the district due to swine flu.

On Wednesday, Sandeep Kapoor’s last rites were performed at the Civil Lines crematorium. Sandeep Kapoor was one of the brightest leaders of the party. Kapoor started his political career with ABVP. After this he was an active leader of RSS and then BJP. If he did good work for the BJP, then the party made the district president of Yuva Morcha.

He also got a councilor’s ticket. Sandeep had contested the councilor’s election against former minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu. Although he had to face defeat. Kapoor was in politics as well as a lawyer. He used to practice in the district court. His sudden death has shocked the family and party leaders. Sandeep has left behind his mother, wife, son and daughter.

Party leaders condoled the death of Sandeep Kapoor. Rajinder Bhandari, former district president Rajiv Katna has described the death as an irreparable loss. On the other hand, leaders of a large number of political parties and social organizations arrived in his last visit. Leaders of social organizations including BJP leader Sunil Modgil, District President Pushpinder Singhal, Ram Gupta, Kamal Jaitley, Rajneesh Dhiman, Rajat Sood, Kantendu Sharma, Harsh Sharma, Sumit Tandon were present.

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