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Ram Mandir Trust Head Mahant Nitya Gopaldas Tests Covid +ve, Shared Stage With PM For Bhoomi Pujan Last Week
Ram Janmabhoomi trust head Mahant Nitya Gopaldas tests positive for COVID-19, He was on stage with PM For Bhoomi Pujan last week
Ram Mandir Trust Head Mahant Nitya Gopaldas Tests COVID +ve, Shared Stage With PM For Bhoomi Pujan Last Week
New Delhi: The head of the trust if the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya, who shared the stage with PM Modi during the groundbreaking ceremony for a Ram Temple last week, has tested positive for coronavirus.
Mahant Nritya Gopal Das was among the five people on the stage at the grand ceremony at Ayodhya in UP on August 5.
CM has taken details of the health status on Mahant Nitya Gopaldas (in file pic) who has tested COVID19 positive. He has spoken to DM Mathura and to Dr Trehan of Medanta and requested for immediate medical attention for him at the hospital: Chief Ministers' Office pic.twitter.com/w3T8LN9Afz— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 13, 2020
Whereas the other who shared the stage were UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Governor Anandiben Patek, and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.
Nritya Gopal Das is currently in Mathura. "We were informed that Maharaj-ji has some fever, so we sent a team of doctors and they investigated and gave medicines. The fever is normal. He has mild breathlessness and we checked his oxygen level. It is saturated. There is nothing serious. We checked for coronavirus, did antigen test and there is positivity," Sarvagya Ram Mishra, District Magistrate of Mathura, told reporters.
"The Chief Minister has directed that Maharaj-ji be shifted to the Medanta Hospital and we are getting that done as soon as possible. Maharaj-ji is stable," he said.
Since 2003 Nritya Gopal Das has been heading the Ram Janambhoomi Nyas.
Last Wednesday PM Modi laid the first brick for the Ram Temple at Ayodhya at the mega event. Days before the ceremony, a priest and 14 policemen on duty in the Ram Janambhoomi complex had also tested positive for coronavirus