Shravan Rathod, of the popular music composer duo Nadeem-Shravan, passed away on April 22 in Mumbai. He was admitted to Raheja Hospital in Mahim in a ‘critical’ condition after testing positive for COVID-19 and was under observation. Shravan was on a ventilator for 48 hours, but he could not be saved.
The music composer had recently returned from a trip to Haridwar where he had gone to attend the Maha Kumbh along with his wife. The couple had later tested positive for Covid-19 upon their return to Mumbai after developing symptoms. Their two children have also tested positive and are currently undergoing treatment at a hospital along with their mother.
The Kumb which was organised amid a raging pandemic had seen millions of devotees taking the holy dip in the river Ganga without the Covid-19 protocols of social distancing and masks being followed. One of the top Hindu seer has died due to Covid-19 at the event and thousands have tested positive for coronavirus in the wake of the festival.