Former cricketer and minister Chetan Chauhan dies from Corona, Prime Minister Modi and Yogi mourn


Lucknow: Former cricketer and cabinet minister in Uttar Pradesh government, Chetan Chauhan has died on Sunday due to a heart attack. He was 73. On July 11, after being infected with the corona virus, he was admitted to Lucknow’s PGI for treatment. Where there was no improvement in his condition. He was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram on Saturday after both his kidneys were damaged. Where he was placed on a ventilator. After which his condition was critical.


Was MLA from Naogaon seat in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh. After winning the 2017 assembly elections, he was made Home Guard, Sports and Youth Minister in the BJP government in UP. It is to be known that Chetan Chauhan is the second minister of UP who has died due to Corona virus. Before this, Cabinet Minister Kamla Rani Varun has also died of Corona virus.

Kidney stopped working
Chauhan, who was admitted to PGI Lucknow for Corona treatment from July 12, was getting worse day by day. On Saturday, both of their kidneys stopped working. After which he was rushed to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. Where they were kept in the life support system. His condition was critical.

His contribution to the party is important
Condoling the death of Chetan Chauhan, Prime Minister Modi said, “Chetan Chauhan ji distinguished himself as a brilliant cricketer and later a hardworking political leader. He contributed effectively in strengthening public service and BJP in UP. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and supporters. “

Irreplaceable damage to the state: Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath lamented, “My colleague and former cricketer Chetan Chauhan has passed away. This is an irreparable loss to the people of Uttar Pradesh and the cricket world. He will be cremated tomorrow. “

Big loss for Indian politics and cricket
Home Minister Amit Shah said, “Mr. Chetan Chauhan, minister and former cricketer of the Government of Uttar Pradesh, served the country first in his life as a sportsman and later as a public servant. His death is a great loss for Indian politics and cricket. I express my condolences to his family. ॐ peace. “

Cricket career
73-year-old Chetan made his international debut in Test cricket in 1969 and in 1978 he made his ODI debut. For India, he played 40 Tests and 7 ODIs. Despite scoring more than two thousand runs in Test cricket, Chetan Chauhan was unfortunate that he does not have a single century in his name. He was the first player in the history of Test cricket to score so many runs without scoring a century.
राजनीतिक करियर
चेतन चौहान का क्रिकेट करियर भले ही ज्यादा कामयाब नहीं रहा हो, लेकिन राजनीति में उन्होंने बड़े छक्के और चौके लगाएँ हैं. क्रिकेट से सन्यास लेने के बाद भारतीय जनता पार्टी के साथ अपना राजनीतिक जीवन शुरू किया. वह 1991 और 1998 के लोकसभा चुनावों में भाजपा की टिकट से चुनाव जीत कर सांसद बने. वहीं 2017 उत्तर प्रदेश विधानसभा चुनाव में अमरोहा जिले के नौगांवा विधानसभा सीट चुनाव लड़ा और योगी सरकार में युवा, खेल और होम गार्ड मामलों के मंत्री बने.