Marathe expresses grief on the sudden death of Shri Laxmi Narain Gupta ji

Calling it a ‘sudden and unexpected loss’ Sahakar Bharati Founder member and RBI Director Satish Marathe has expressed grief on the death of Late Shri Laxmi Narain Gupta. Sahakar Bharati has arranged a virtual meeting on 4 May 2021 at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live to pay tributes to Shri Gupta.

Late Shri Laxmi Narain Gupta was Ex-President Sahakar Bharati Delhi, ex Ntnl Treasurer of Sahakar Bharati & present was working as Rashtriya Sampark Pramukh.

Laxmiji succumbed to Covid-19 in the evening on Thursday. He was in his early Sixies. Gupta’s sudden death sent shockwaves in the cooperative sector Thursday evening. Both Marathe and Sahakar Bharati General Secretary Uday Joshi shared the sad news with Indian Cooperative.

Gupta passed away at Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Punjabi Bagh. He was admitted to the hospital a few days ago after testing positive of Covid-19.

“In the passing away of Sh Laxmiji we have lost our ” Very Own Man ” in Delhi”, says Marathe in a social media post.

Marathe lauded “Laxmiji’s” contribution as All India Sampark Pramukh of Sahakar Bharati.

“He was always a part of us at all high-level Meetings, be they be in Krishi Bhavan, Rail Bhavan, Finance Ministry, IFFCO, NCDC or Niti Aayog,” states Marathe. He further stated that Sahakar Bharati cadre will miss him – a stickler of time, affable, persuasive & patiently determined to the core.

Sahakar Bharati National General Secretary Dr Uday Joshi has also paid tributes to Late Shri Laxmi Narain Gupta and acclaimed his contribution to Sahakar Bharati and the CoOperative movement. Joshi has announced that a virtual meeting on 4 May 2021 at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live will be held to pay tributes to Shri Gupta.