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BJP president JP Nadda tests COVID-19 positive


BJP’s national president JP Nadda on Sunday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. JP Nadda said he had certain symptoms akin to COVID-19 and therefore, he underwent a test that has come positive.

The BJP president said he is well and has decided to undergo home isolation on the suggestion given by doctors. He also requested people who had come in contact with him to immediately self-isolate themselves and get tested for the virus.

JP Nadda tweets

Nadda took to Twitter to announce his health condition.

He tweeted: “After experiencing symptoms of Covid-19, I got myself tested, post which I received a positive report. My health condition is fine and I am under home isolation following doctors’ advice. I request whoever came in contact with me during the last few days, to isolate themselves and get tested.”

JP Nadda’s convoy attacked

The convoy of BJP leaders JP Nadda and Kailash Vijayvargiya was attacked on December 10 in West Bengal. The vehicles of the BJP leaders were targeted when they were on their way to Diamond Harbour for meeting BJP workers ahead of the Assembly polls scheduled in West Bengal in April-May next year.

A video in this regard was shared by Kailash Vijayvargiya on his Twitter account. In the video, protestors are seen raising slogans against the BJP and pelting stones on the convoy as the police struggle to control the crowd. The video shows the windshield and side windows of Vijayvargiya’s car cracking due to the stone-pelting.

Earlier, Dilip Ghosh had alleged a security lapse at a BJP event attended by JP Nadda on Wednesday, following which the Union home ministry sought a report from the West Bengal government over the concerns raised by the BJP leaders.

BJP criticised TMC

As the convoys of JP Nadda and Vijayvargiya were headed towards Diamond Harbour on December 10, protesters gathered on the streets and attempted to block the road to stop Nadda’s convoy from passing. Protesters also pelted stones at the vehicle. Nadda was on his way to South 24 Parganas to address a meeting of BJP workers.

Following the attack, police managed to escort the vehicles out of the area. Dilip Ghosh said, “On our way to Diamond Harbour, TMC supporters blocked the road and pelted Naddaji’s vehicle and other cars in the convoy with stones. This only shows the true colour of the TMC.”

Meanwhile, Kailash Vijayvargiya condemned the attack, whereas Nadda had said that Maa Durga’s grace saved him.


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