New Delhi [India]: Death of Aam Aadmi Party’s trade wing secretary, Sandeep Bhardwaj has shocked Delhi. Sandeep was found hanging at his Rajouri Garden residence, on Thursday.
As per reports, Bhardwaj was taken to “Kukreja hospital” by one of his friends. “A PCR call was received from Kukreja Hospital, Rajouri garden at 4.40 PM that one person Sandeep Bhardwaj s/ o Naresh Bhardwaj R/0 B 10/15, Rajouri garden Delhi Age 55 yrs has been brought dead due to hanging at residence. Crime team has been called at the place,” informed police.
Police said that no suicide note was found on the spot and further investigation has been initiated.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed grief over Bhardwaj’s death and offered condolences.
“Extremely saddened by the sudden death of Aam Aadmi Party worker Sandeep Bhardwaj in Delhi. May God give his soul a place at his holy feet. My condolences to his family members in this hour of grief and the entire party stands with the family members of Sandeep ji in this difficult time,” tweeted CM Kejriwal.
Inquest proceedings under section 174 CRPC are being conducted as per law, added officials.
Further investigations are underway.
Notably, the incident took place weeks ahead of the MCD election, which is scheduled to take place on December 4 while the counting of votes will be done on December 7.
The MCD polls are shaping up to be a two-way contest between the BJP, which currently holds the civic reins in the national capital, and the AAP, which is in power in the state .