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BJP leader Anupam Hazra who threatened to hug Mamata if he is infected tests positive COVID-19

After his controversial statement, the Trinamool Congress had lodged a police complaint against Hazra for maligning a public figure, who is a woman, thus violating the Constitution.

Published: 02nd October 2020 02:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd October 2020 02:59 PM   |  A+A-

Former TMC MP and now BJP national secretary Anupam Hazra with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (File photo| EPS)

Former TMC MP and now BJP national secretary Anupam Hazra with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (File photo| EPS)

By PTI

KOLKATA: BJP leader Anupam Hazra, who had threatened to hug West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee if he got infected with COVID-19, has tested positive for the disease, health officials said.

Hazra, who has recently been appointed as a national secretary of the saffron party, was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata, they said.'

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He had complained of uneasiness and his samples were tested for coronavirus, the report of which returned as positive, the officials said.

After his controversial statement, the Trinamool Congress had lodged a police complaint against Hazra for maligning a public figure, who is a woman, thus violating the Constitution.



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