Hridayesh had a heart attack, according to party leaders and her staff. Hridayesh (80) travelled to Delhi on Saturday to attend organisational meetings in preparation for the 2022 assembly elections.
Hridayesh, an MLA from Haldwani in the Nainital district, was a prominent face of the party in the Kumaon region and a contender for the party’s chief ministerial candidate in the state.
The death of Hridayesh was expressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ‘Dr Indira Hridayesh Ji has been a leader in a number of community service initiatives.
As a successful legislator, she also had extensive administrative experience. Unfortunately by her death. Unfortunately. The Prime Minister posted on Twitter Condolences for her family and supporters.”
Former President of the Congress Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the Social Department and Congress remained active until her last breath.
“Their contribution to society and politics is inspiring,” tweeted Gandhi. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Tirath Singh Rawat also expressed his sincere condolences to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Hridayesh was five times a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
In 2002, 2012 and 2017 she was elected to the Uttarakhand MLA. In ND Tiwari, Vijay Bahughuna and Harish Rawat she served as Cabinet Minister. “She had great administrative and organisational capabilities.
Supreme Congressman, Suryakant Dhasmana, had 50 years’ legislative experience. The party protested against rising price of fuel in Haldwani on Friday.
She attended the organisational meeting on 2022 polls in Delhi on Saturday evening and directed her close friends in Uttarakhand to prepare for the event