New Delhi: Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela on Saturday evening tested positive for the deadly coronavirus infection. Vaghela notified Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he received his test reports.Also Read - International Flights: Singapore Airlines Begins Flight Operations From India Through VTL: Check Full Schedule Here
Vaghela, who was formerly the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) General Secretary was admitted to the hospital after suffering from high fever for three to four days. He is currently unde self-isolation at his residence in Gandhinagar. Also Read - Delhi Metro Services To Resume As Per Regular Weekend Schedule On All Lines From Today
Fondly known as ‘Bapu’, Shankersinh Vaghela tendered his resignation from his post as well as the primary membership of the Sharad Pawar-led party last Monday. He was upset with his replacement by Jayant Patel (Boski). Also Read - Haryana Relaxes Lockdown Curbs; Allows Cinema Halls, Theatres To Open With 50% Capacity | Full List of Guidelines Here
Notably, Vaghela was the Gujarat CM in 1996-97 during the brief reign of Rashtriya Janata Party in the state.