The Rajya Sabha MP and Senior Congress Leader, Rajiv Satav passed away to severe COVID-19, pneumonia with multi-organ dysfunction syndrome. He was 46.
As per reports, he tested positive for COVID-19 on
23rd April with severe COVID-19 pneumonia with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Later on 9th May, he became RT-PCR swab negative. A few days back after his situation worsens, He was admitted to the city’s private hospital and put on ventilator support. However, he didn’t respond well to the treatment and breathed his last, today early morning.
Expressing pain, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi tweets, “I’m very sad at the loss of my friend Rajeev Satav. He was a leader with huge potential who embodied the ideals of Congress. It’s a big loss for us all. My condolences and love to his family.”
Congress Leader, Pawan Khera tweets, “This was no age to go”.
Satav was MP in Rajya Sabha, formerly MP in 16th Lok Sabha from Hingoli in Maharashtra. He defeated Subhash Wankhede, Shiv Sena MP and a two-time MLA. As a member of the Rajya Sabha he spoke on the Finance Bill 2021 putting forth an in-depth analysis of the Bill.