BJP MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s granddaughter who suffered burn injuries from firecrackers on the night of Diwali, succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday morning.
Six-year-old Kia had suffered 60 percent burn injuries while bursting crackers. She was under treatment at a private hospital and the family was making arrangements to shift her to Delhi for further treatment.
MP Rita Joshi had spoken to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and UP CM Yogi Adityanath for the better treatment of her granddaughter, sources said.
Rita Bahuguna Joshi has also been a cabinet minister in the Yogi Adityanath led BJP government in the state.