Over 25 BJP leaders, including MP Jugal Kishore Sharma, former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and his family, and many party workers were today sampled for COVID19 test in Jammu.
"The BJP office has not been closed. However, those who had come in contact with J&K BJP chief Ravinder Raina have gone on self-quarantine," party chief spokesperson, Sunil Sethi said.
He said that samples were given for testing as per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the office has been sanitized. Former Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta said that samples of MP Jugal Kishore were taken for testing. He said his and his family's and staff members' samples were also taken for test as a preventive measure.
Pertinently, BJP President Ravinder Raina tested positive for covid19 a day after he returned from Bandipora district where he was along with senior BJP leaders including BJP National Vice President Avinash Rai Khana, Union Minister Dr Jatinder Singh, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav and others. All of them have self quarantined after Raina tested positive.