Imran Khedawala the Gujarat Congress MLA from the Jamalpur-Khadia constituency in Ahmedabad has tested positive for Coronavirus.
As per reports and journalists, Khedawala had met state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja at 1 PM today (14 April) to discuss the law and order situation in the state.
He was also accompanied by two other Congress MLAs Gyasuddin Sheikh of Dariapur and Shailesh Parmar of Danilimda to the meeting.He also reportedly travelled back in the same car as Sheikh after the meeting. Khedawala has now been admitted to the HCG Hospital.
As per reports, Khedawala was already running a fever and had submitted his sample for testing, when he was allowed to enter the Chief Minister’s office. This has raised questions over proper protocol not being followed by the Chief Minister’s security detail during the pandemic.
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.