Karnataka mining baron Janardhan Reddy checks optimistic for Covid-19

Bengaluru, August 30

Karnataka’s mining baron and former BJP minister Gali Janardhan Reddy has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus and admitted to a personal hospital for remedy within the metropolis, an official mentioned on Sunday.

“Reddy is in a private hospital for treatment after he tested positive for corona virus on Saturday as he was not feeling well. As he is asymptomatic, he is responding to the treatment,” a celebration official instructed IANS right here.

Confirming that Reddy examined optimistic for the an infection, state Health Minister B. Sriramulu mentioned he would pray to god for his finest buddy’s speedy restoration.

Incidentally, Reddy, 53, was to go to Bellary on Sunday to attend the final rites of Sriramulu’s mom after the Supreme Court on August 27 allowed him to journey to his hometown from Bengaluru for 2 days.

As Reddy is on conditional bail since January 2015 in multi-crore unlawful mining rip-off instances, he’s banned from visiting or staying in Bellary pending investigation.

In a Facebook submit, Reddy mentioned he wouldn’t have the ability to attend the funeral as he’s within the hospital right here for remedy.

Sriramulu just lately recovered from the an infection after he examined optimistic on August 9 and was handled at a state-run hospital within the metropolis centre.

In a associated growth, former Congress legislator Munirathna has additionally been admitted in a personal hospital within the metropolis after he examined optimistic on Saturday.

Munirathna, 57, joined the ruling BJP in November 2019 after he defected from the Congress following his disqualification for revolting towards the occasion. He resigned from the RR Nagar Assembly section within the metropolis’s northwest suburb.

Former Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) minister H.D. Revanna and Congress state unit president D.Ok. Shivakumar are in separate personal hospitals after they each examined optimistic for the virus final week.

Scores of politicians, together with Chief Minister B.S Yediyurappa, opposition Congress chief Siddaramaiah, state cupboard ministers S.T. Somashekar, Anand Singh and C.T. Ravi, Lok Sabha members, MLAs and MLCs examined optimistic and recovered from the an infection. — IANS

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