Chennai, May 10(BPNS)
Puducherry Chief minister N Rangasamy tested Covid positive and was admitted at a Private hospital in Chennai. This was informed by the Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilsai Soundararajan’s office.
Rangasamy who was sworn in as Chief minister of Puducherry on Friday, May 7 tested positive on Sunday evening after a test at the Indira Gandhi Government Medical College hospital, Puducherry. He left for Chennai to get treatment and was admitted at a private hospital.
All the public programmes of the Chief minister stand cancelled.
N Rangasamy is the leader of the All India NR Congress( AINRC) and led the NDA front to victory in the recent elections. AINRC won 10 seats while its coalition partner BJP got 6 seats. Independents garnered 6 seats, DMK 6 seats and Indian National Congress to an abyssymal low of 2 seats.