New Delhi: With just a few days left before the Assembly elections begin in Bihar, state BJP in-charge Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19. Also Read - Bengal Assembly Polls: BJP Forms 117-Member Election Management Team Ahead of JP Nadda's Visit
Taking to Twitter, Fadnavis wrote, “I have been working every single day since the lockdown but now it seems that God wants me to stop for a while and take a break ! I have tested #COVID19 positive and in isolation. Taking all medication & treatment as per the advice of the doctors.” Also Read - Making India Proud! This Maharashtra Teacher Has Won a Whopping Rs 7 Crore Prize For Promoting Girls' Education | WATCH
He further asked those who came in contact with him to get tested for the novel coronavirus. He wrote, “Take care, everyone !” Also Read - Maharashtra MLC Election Results 2020: BJP Suffers Setback, Wins Only 1/6 Seats; Ruling MVA Coalition Wins 4
The former Maharashtra chief minister’s reports came just two days after Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi tested positive on Thursday and was admitted to AIIMS in Patna. As per reports, a total of seven leaders from the NDA have tested positive in Bihar.
Voting for the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar is set to begin from October 28 and will be held in three phases.