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Varun Gandhi assessments optimistic for Covid, urges EC to offer candidates, marketing campaign staff booster dose

Asserting that he examined optimistic for Covid-19 whereas campaigning for the upcoming Meeting polls in Uttar Pradesh, BJP chief Varun Gandhi on Sunday urged the Election Fee to increase the precautionary booster dose to candidates and political staff.
“After being in Pilibhit for 3 days, I’ve examined optimistic for Covid with pretty robust signs,” the BJP MP tweeted on Sunday, including that the election marketing campaign was happening proper in the course of the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
“The Election Fee ought to lengthen precautionary doses to candidates and political staff as nicely,” he wrote.
Gandhi isn’t the primary political chief to be contaminated by the lethal illness in current weeks. Earlier this month, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal introduced he had examined optimistic for Covid-19, amid a whirlwind election marketing campaign in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

After being in Pilibhit for 3 days, I’ve examined optimistic for COVID with pretty robust signs.
We at the moment are in the course of a 3rd wave and an election marketing campaign.
The Election Fee ought to lengthen precautionary doses to candidates and political staff as nicely.
— Varun Gandhi (@varungandhi80) January 9, 2022
In the meantime, Union Minister of State for Well being Bharati Pravin Pawar and MoS for Residence Affairs Nityanand Rai introduced that that they had examined optimistic earlier this week. Pawar and Rai acknowledged that they’re isolating and requested these involved with them to get themselves examined as nicely.
In the meantime, Gujarat’s Minister of State for Narmada, Kalpasar and Fisheries, Jitubhai Chaudhari contracted the virus for the second time in 9 months.

Yesterday, the Election Fee launched the schedule for the upcoming Meeting polls in 5 states, additionally asserting a slew of measures to forestall the unfold of Covid.
Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra introduced a ban on roadshows and rallies till January 15 amid a surge in Covid-19 circumstances and the unfold of the Omicron variant. The Fee additionally determined to increase the ballot timing by one hour in all Meeting constituencies besides in areas affected by Left Wing Extremism.

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