Mumbai: Comedian Raju Srivastava passed away yesterday at the age of 59 at AIIMS Hospital in Delhi. He was admitted to the hospital for the last several days. An entire team of doctors was treating him. Raju Srivastava breathed his last on Wednesday morning after battling death for several days in the hospital. Now there is mourning for his death and his body will be cremated today. His brother Deepu Srivastava gave this information.
The last rites of Raju Srivastava’s body will be performed at 10 am today at Nigam Bodh, Delhi. The funeral procession will leave from Dashrathpuri at eight in the morning. According to the information, Raju Srivastava fell on the treadmill during exercise on the morning of 10 August. This time he was immediately admitted to AIIMS. At that time he was kept on a ventilator in the ICU department of the hospital. After that, he was also done angioplasty. After that, he did not regain consciousness. According to official sources in the hospital, Raju Srivastava was declared brought dead at 10:20 am on Wednesday.
Raju Srivastava was constantly on a ventilator
Let us tell you that Raju Srivastava had come to Delhi for some work. At the same time, on August 10, he was walking on a trade meal in a hotel gym in Delhi, and during this time he had a heart attack. He was hurriedly admitted to AIIMS. He was undergoing treatment for the last 43 days. However, he remained on a ventilator continuously during treatment. There was definitely news from time to time that he regained consciousness or that he shook his hands and feet. However, he could not be saved even after lakhs of doctors’ efforts. Let us inform you that on Wednesday, his wife Shikha Srivastava reached AIIMS to collect his body, some photos of which are going viral on social media. Let us inform you that Raju’s body was handed over by the hospital to the family members till late Wednesday evening.
Relatives reaching Delhi to pay last respects to Raju Srivastava
According to media reports, his family members and relatives are reaching Delhi to have the last glimpse of Raju Srivastava. Earlier it was said that the family members were thinking of taking his body to Kanpur or Mumbai. But Raju’s brother lives in Delhi, so it was later decided that all the funeral rituals would be performed here. All relatives have been called here. Raju’s wife and both children have been in Delhi for a long time.
condolences from the prime minister
The sudden demise of Raju Srivastava has left the entertainment industry in mourning. Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has also expressed grief over his death. The Prime Minister tweeted, ‘Raju Srivastava filled our lives with laughter, humor, and positivity. He left us soon enough, but he will live on in the hearts of countless people through his rich works.