On the 8th of November, Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to the body of Congress Seva Dal General Secretary Krishnakant Pandey at the campsite. The Congress family stands with their loved ones in this hour of grief.
Rahul Gandhi said, “We have lost a great leader and a true inspiration. His contributions to the party and to the country will always be remembered. We will all miss him dearly. Krishnakant Pandey’s demise is very sad for the entire Congress family. My deepest condolences go out to his loved ones. Congress Seva Dal General Secretary, Krishnakant Pandey was a dedicated worker for the Congress party. His commitment to the party was unending and he will be deeply missed by all.”
also said “Today, at the last moment during the journey, he held the tricolor in his hands. We will always be inspired by his dedication to the country. Always thinking of others before himself, he was a great man. He was a great person and will be missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him.”
Jairam Ramesh an Indian politician belonging to INC ( Indian National Congress ) also expressed his grief and said, ” This is probably Krishna Kumar Pandey’s last photograph… walking with a smile holding the national flag high with the Seva Dal on the Bharat Jodo Yatra. Salute!”.