New Delhi: Haryana’s Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Wednesday got himself tested for coronavirus to allay fears among the public surrounding the test. Also Read - India Bowling Coach Bharat Arun on Saliva Ban in Cricket, Backs Use of External Substance to Shine Ball

Although he did not have any symptoms of coronavirus, he took the test to convey a message to the people that there was nothing to be afraid of, according to his Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) Also Read - To Check Coronavirus Spread, Karnataka Bans Arrival of Flights, Trains, Vehicles From Five States

Chautala’s samples were taken by a team of doctors at the MLAs’ dispensary here. Result of the test is awaited. Also Read - BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra Hospitalised With COVID-19 Symptoms

The Deputy CM got the COVID test done at MLA dispensary to raise awareness among the public. He said that people should not feel scared if they need to get this test done, a JJP statement said.

Chautala, great-grandson of former Deputy Prime Minister late Chaudhary Devi Lal, is a leader of Jannayak Janta Party. JJP is a coalition partner of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana.