Leh: Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, the BJP MP who represents the Ladakh Constituency in the Lok Sabha, tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, September 14. After testing positive, the MP urged the people who had come in contact with him recently to get themselves tested for the COVID-19.
"I was tested positive for COVID. My health is fine but I'm being advised to quarantine. Those who were in contact with me from the last few days should self isolate and are advised to take the test at the earliest," Namgyal wrote in a tweet.
I was tested positive for COVID. My health is fine but I'm being advised to quarantine. Those who was in contact with me from last few days should self isolate and are advised to take the test at the earliest.— Jamyang Tsering Namgyal (@JTNBJP) September 14, 2020
Rijiju was even received by by the Ladakh MP at the Leh Airport on Sunday.
Namgyal took part in the 'Fit India Cyclothon' led by Rijiju in Leh on Monday, an event that also saw the participation of local cycling associations and many other people of Ladakh.
Later, Namgyal also attended a function with Rijiju who laid the foundation stone of a synthetic track and AstroTurf for football in Open Stadium in Leh.
These MPs were tested at the Parliament House on September 13 and 14, ahead of the session as part of the mandatory Covid-19 guidelines.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Bharatiya Janata Party has a maximum number of 12 COVID affected Lok Sabha MPs and 2 from Rajya Sabha.