COVID-19 positive Congress MLA votes in PPE kit for Rajya Sabha polls…
Congress MLA Kunal Chaudhary, who is a COVID-19 patient, arrived in a PPE kit to cast his vote for the 24-seat Rajya Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh on Friday.
The MLA, who was the last one to vote, was tested for COVID-19 on June 12. Chaudhary told NDTV, “I reached Vidhan Sabha around 12.45 pm in an ambulance, with full precaution wearing a PPE kit, the officials were also wearing PPE kit, though I felt they were a bit scared, which is natural. I voted for my party candidate and came back.” To ensure virus doesn’t get spread from respiratory droplets, people around him ensured strict social distancing.
In Madhya Pradesh, a candidate needs 52 votes for winning a seat in the Rajya Sabha elections.