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Granddaughter of BJP MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi dies after getting injured by firecrackers

It is learnt that the the six-year-old was playing with other children when her dress caught fire due to firecrackers.

Shivani Arora

Shivani AroraBy Shivani Arora

Published on 17 Nov 2020 6:21 AM GMT

Granddaughter of BJP MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi dies after getting injured by firecrackers
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Granddaughter of BJP MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi dies after getting injured by firecrackers
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In an unfortunate incident, BJP MP from Prayagraj, Rita Bahuguna Joshi's granddaughter Kia died on Tuesday (November 17) after was burnt by firecrackers on Diwali (November 14) night.

It is learnt that the the six-year-old was playing with other children when her dress caught fire due to firecrackers. The girl was was immediately rushed to a private hospital where she succumbed to the injuries. The girl had sustained 60% burn injuries.

The deceased girl was the only child of Rita Bhaguna's only son, Mayank Joshi.

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Sources said that the girl was to be shifted to Delhi via air ambulance for advanced treatment but she succumbed to her injuries even before she could be brought to Delhi.

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The Prayagraj MP had spoken to Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and CM Yogi Adityanath after the accident and sought help for better treatment. Kia was to be treated at the Military Hospital in Delhi.

The accident occurred due to the bursting of firecracker on Diwali evening. The six-year-old was cured of Corona few days back. She was treated along with Rita Joshi and other family members at a Gurgaon hospital.

BJP MP from Allahabad parliamentary seat Rita Bahuguna Joshi has also been a cabinet minister in the Yogi Adityanath led BJP government in the state.

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