Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and his mother Madhavi Raje Scindia tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday his party colleague and Union minister Som Parkash said.The BJP leader and his mother have been admitted to Max Hospital in south Delhis Saket for treatment according to PTI.Scindia has exhibited symptoms of the coronavirus while his mother is asymptomatic India Today reported.Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also underwent a coronavirus test on Tuesday after developing a fever and sore throat. His reports have not arrived yet.
In March Scindias aunt and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje had gone into isolation after meeting singer Kanika Kapoor who later tested positive for the coronavirus at an event.Her son Dushyant Singh who was with her at the event and later met several politicians had also isolated himself.After the Scindia quit the party at least 22 MLAs including six state ministers resigned from the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.
Scindias exit from the Congress in March to join the BJP had led to the collapse of the government in Madhya Pradesh. BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan took oath as chief minister on March 23 three days after Congress leader Kamal Nath stepped down from the post his post just hours ahead of a floor test.Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Parkash and Scinidias party colleague Sambit Patra wished speedy recoveries for the two.
BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra took to Twitter to wish Scindia good health.Prayers for Jyotiraditya Scindia and his mother he wrote.Dekho eh aaj di sab to vadi te mari khabr kis vade leader nu ho gea hun crona delhi ch te eh video dekh ke apne apne vichar deo.Patra himself was discharged from a hospital in Gurugram on Monday.He was admitted after developing symptoms of the coronavirus.