Former RSS chief Tapan Ghosh, who had examined constructive for COVID-19, died at a hospital on Sunday, his associates mentioned.
Tapan Ghosh, 67, was the founding father of Hindu Samhati group.
He was admitted to a personal hospital final week after he examined constructive for COVID-19.
“Tapan-da handed away this night. He’s survived by two sisters,” Hindu Samhati president Debtanu Bhattacharya informed PTI.
Tapan Ghosh is the second politician within the state to die resulting from COVID-19. Final month, Trinamool Congress MLA died as a result of contagion.
Condoling Tapan Ghosh’s dying, senior BJP chief Swapan Dasgupta mentioned he was one of the crucial devoted individuals combating for the unity of Hindus in West Bengal.
“He gave his life to this trigger, inspiring 1000’s by way of private instance. He’ll all the time be remembered and supply fixed inspiration. Om Shanti,” Mr Dasgupta, a Rajya Sabha MP, tweeted.
Tapan Ghosh died this night. He was one of the crucial devoted troopers combating for Hindu unity and sangathan in West Bengal. He gave his reside to this trigger, inspiring 1000’s by way of private instance. He’ll all the time be remembered and supply fixed inspiration. Om Shanti
— Swapan Dasgupta (@swapan55) July 12, 2020
Tapan Ghosh, who has been a pracharak of the RSS since 1975, broke away from the organisation in 2007, following some ideological variations.
Identified for fiery speeches and infrequently controversial remarks, he fashioned Hindu Samhati in 2008.
Fashioned with only a few hundred individuals, the organisation below his management unfold to all districts of West Bengal, and in addition opened models in Jharkhand and Assam.
Tapan Ghosh left Hindu Samhati in 2018, following some variations throughout the outfit.