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17 MPs turns COVID-19 positive on the first day of Parliament Monsoon Session

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17 MPs of the Lok Sabha have tested positive for coronavirus in the mandatory tests carried out before the monsoon session of parliament started this morning. Among the infected MPs, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a maximum number — 12. The YSR Congress has two MPs, the Shiv Sena, DMK, and RLP one each.

The Lok Sabha members were tested at the Parliament House on September 13 and 14. One of the infected MPs, the BJP’s Sukanta Majumdar, tweeted his positive status yesterday.

“Requesting all those who have come in close contact with me in the last few days to monitor their health and get tested in case of any symptoms,” his tweet read.

The Monsoon Session is said to continue for the next 18 days. Around 200 of the 785 MPs are above the age of 65 years and are among the population vulnerable to coronavirus.

LIST OF MPS WHO TESTED COVID-19 POSITIVE

(TEST UNDERGONE IN PARLIAMENT HOUSE COMPLEX)

NAME OF MPs PARTY
Shri Sukhbir Singh Jaunpuria, MP BJP
Shri Hanuman Beniwal, MP RLP
Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi, MP BJP
Dr. Sukanata Majumdar, MP BJP
Shri Anant Kumar Hegde, MP BJP
Smt. Goddeti Madhavi, MP YRSC
Shri Pratap Rao Jadav, MP SHIV SENA
Shri Janardan Singh Sigriwal, MP BJP
Shri Bidyut Baran Mahato, MP BJP
Shri Pradan Baruah, MP BJP
Shri N. Reddeppa, MP YRSC
Shri Selvam. G, MP DMK
Shri Pratap Rao Patil BJP
Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria, MP BJP
Shri Parvesh Sahib Singh, MP BJP
Dr. Satya Pal Singh, MP BJP
Shri Rodmal Nagar, MP BJP

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