The president of Shiv Sena, a Hindu right-wing group based in India’s Maharashtra, in Kashmir died of Covid-19 at a hospital in Srinagar on Friday.
Abdul Khaliq Bhat died of Covid-19 at SMHS hospital in Srinagar, reports said.
An official said Khaliq Bhat, who was also the councillor municipality in Budgam, was hospitalised this week after he was found Covid-19 positive.
He said that Bhat was Shiv Sena’s Kashmir president and a councillor from Ward No. 6 (Alipora) area of Chadoora.
He said that Bhat was a resident of Doyan Chadoora and was residing at hotel in Srinagar for the last 7 years.
The official said that Bhat died at the SMHS hospital and his corpse was shifted to his native village for burial under Covid-19 protocol.