Amar Ujala Network, Shimla
Updated Tue, 29 Dec 2020 10:40 AM IST
Santosh Shailaja (File photo)
– Photo: Himachal CM Jairam Thakur’s Twitter account
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A minister gave this information through Facebook post and prayed to God to give peace to the departed soul and the family to bear this irreparable loss. Shailaja was found infected a few days ago, after which she was hospitalized.
Shanta Kumar was admitted to Tanda Hospital on Saturday, a day after she was found infected. Four other members of his family, his personal secretary, security officer and driver have also been found infected. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to him on Sunday to know the well-being of him and his family. The current Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jairam Thakur has also mourned the death of Shanta Kumar’s wife. He has tweeted and prayed for the peace of the departed soul.
I am deeply saddened to hear the sad news of the demise of Mrs. Santosh Shailaja, the wife of our senior leader and former Chief Minister Respected Shanta Kumar.
May God give peace to the departed soul and grant the bereaved families the power to bear this unbearable grief.
ॐ Peace! pic.twitter.com/TClDJpDqxS
– Jairam Thakur (@jairamthakurbjp) December 29, 2020