Senior Congress leader from Assam, Pradyut Bordoloi tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday.
Bordoloi, a Member of Parliament (MP) of Lok Sabha from Nagaon took to Twitter to confirm that he had tested positive for the virus.
He said that he was self quarantining on doctors’ recommendation and was doing well. He also urged those who came in contact with him to self quarantine.
Bordoloi tweeted, “I have tested positive for Coronavirus. Whilst I am fine, I have self quarantined on the recommendation of doctors. I request those who came in close contact with me recently (especially in the constituency) to be observant and exercise self quarantine.”
An alumnus of Cotton College in Guwahati and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, Bordoloi was the President of National Students' Union of India (NSUI) in Assam.
He was a member of Assam Legislative Assembly from Congress and also held a ministerial office in the Tarun Gogoi led government.
He was elected for four successive terms from Assam's Margherita.