Raju Srivastava dies at 58: PM Modi to Arvind Kejriwal, politicians throughout occasion strains provide condolences
Political leaders throughout occasion strains Wednesday expressed grief and supplied condolences on the passing away of actor-comedian Raju Srivastava. The 58-year-old died at a hospital in New Delhi, the place he was admitted after struggling a cardiac arrest whereas figuring out at a gymnasium within the metropolis final month.
Soon after the news of Srivastava’s demise broke, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared an previous image of him with the deceased actor and tweeted: “Raju Srivastava brightened our lives with laughter, humour and positivity. He leaves us too soon but he will continue to live in the hearts of countless people thanks to his rich work over the years. His demise is saddening. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”
Raju Srivastava brightened our lives with laughter, humour and positivity. He leaves us too quickly however he’ll proceed to dwell within the hearts of numerous individuals due to his wealthy work over time. His demise is saddening. Condolences to his household and admirers. Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/U9UjGcfeBK
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 21, 2022
Apart from being a famend actor, Srivastava was additionally a politician. The Samajwadi Party fielded Srivastava from Kanpur for the 2014 Lok Sabha election. However, he returned the ticket saying he was not getting sufficient assist from the native items of the occasion. He later joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on March 19, 2014.
BJP president JP Nadda additionally condoled the demise of Srivastava and tweeted: “I am speechless after hearing the news of well-known comedian Shri Raju Shrivastava Ji’s demise. He left a different mark in the world of comedy. My condolences to his family and fans in this hour of mourning. May God bless the virtuous soul at his feet. (sic)”
सुप्रसिद्ध हास्य कलाकार श्री राजू श्रीवास्तव जी के निधन का समाचार सुनकर नि:शब्द हूँ। राजू श्रीवास्तव जी ने हास्य कला की दुनिया में अपनी एक अलग छाप छोड़ी।शोक की इस घड़ी में मेरी संवेदनाएँ उनके परिजनों एवं प्रशंसको के साथ है।ईश्वर पुण्यात्मा को अपने श्रीचरणों में स्थान प्रदान करें।
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) September 21, 2022
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mentioned he was deeply saddened by the demise of Srivastava, and expressed condolences to his bereaved household and followers. In a tweet in Hindi, Singh described him as an adept performer and an individual who had a vigorous and cheerful persona.
सुप्रसिद्ध हास्य कलाकार, राजू श्रीवास्तव जी के निधन से मुझे गहरा दुःख हुआ है। वे एक मंझे हुए कलाकार होने के साथ-साथ एक बेहद ज़िंदादिल इंसान भी थे। सामाजिक क्षेत्र में भी वे काफ़ी सक्रिय रहते थे। उनके शोकाकुल परिवार एवं प्रशंसकों के प्रति मैं अपनी संवेदना व्यक्त करता हूँ।ॐ शान्ति!
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 21, 2022
“I am deeply saddened by the passing away of renowned comedian, Raju Srivastava Ji. Apart from being an accomplished artist, he was also a very lively person. He was also very active in the social field. I extend my condolences to his bereaved family and fans. Om Shanti,” he wrote.
Mentioning that he was saddened by the passing away of Srivastava, Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy mentioned: “A gifted actor, who had the ability to make everyone laugh and bring a smile. In this hour of grief, my condolences to the bereaved family. Om Shanti.”
Saddened by passing away of famend comic and actor Shri Raju Srivastava Ji.
A gifted actor, who had the flexibility to make everybody chuckle and convey a smile.
In this hour of grief, my condolences to the bereaved household.
Om Shanti 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/Q1ypW6xHGw
— G Kishan Reddy (@kishanreddybjp) September 21, 2022
“Saddened to hear about the demise of famous comedian Raju Srivastava Ji. May God give place to the departed soul at his feet. My condolences to his family and all his fans in this time of sorrow (sic),” Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal wrote on his official Twitter account.
मशहूर हास्य कलाकार राजू श्रीवास्तव जी का निधन बेहद दुखद। ईश्वर दिवंगत आत्मा को अपने श्रीचरणों में स्थान दें। इस दुख की घड़ी में उनके परिजनों एवं सभी प्रशंसकों के प्रति मेरी संवेदनाएँ। pic.twitter.com/l7cPK1bCAS
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) September 21, 2022
Stating that the demise of “comedy king Raju Srivastava” was an incredible loss for Indians as he had carved a spot within the hearts of individuals by spreading laughter and happiness, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia mentioned: “I pray that God rest his soul at his feet and give courage to his family to bear this loss.”
Speaking to the media, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath mentioned: “Raju Srivastava is no more with us. I, on behalf of the people of Uttar Pradesh, pray that his soul rests in peace. I extend my condolences to his family.”
Former Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray additionally expressed his condolences and wrote on Twitter: “Bidding adieu to Raju Srivastava ji. He will always be remembered for the laughter he brought to millions of people! My heartfelt condolences are with his family and loved ones in this hour of grief. Om Shanti.”
Bidding adieu to Raju Srivastava ji. He will at all times be remembered for the laughter he delivered to hundreds of thousands of individuals!
My heartfelt condolences are along with his household and family members on this hour of grief.
Om Shanti 🙏🏼
— Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) September 21, 2022
Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi paid tributes to the late actor and tweeted: “Gone too soon, too far. RIP #RajuSrivastava.”
(With inputs from companies)
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