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Captain Amarinder Singh Tests Positive For Covid-19, Says Have ‘Mild Symptoms’

A few days ago, Singh’s wife and Congress MP from Patiala, Preneet Kaur had tested positive for the infection.

Ex Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (PTI Photo/ File)

Chandigarh: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection.

Taking to Twitter, Singh wrote, “I have tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. Have isolated myself and request all those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested.”

The 79-year-old leader had recently formed the Punjab Lok Congress.

A few days ago, Singh’s wife and Congress MP from Patiala, Preneet Kaur had tested positive for the infection.

Meanwhile, the Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s newly launched political outfit Punjab Lok Congress has got a “hockey stick with ball” as the party symbol for the February 14 state assembly polls.

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“Happy to inform that Punjab Lok Congress has received its Party Symbol – Hockey Stick with Ball. Bas Hun Goal Krna Baki,” the Punjab Lok Congress said in a tweet earlier.

Last week, Election Commission of India announced the schedule for the upcoming assembly elections in the five states, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur and Punjab. The assembly elections will take place in seven phases from February 10 to March 7. As per the schedule, Punjab will go to the polls on February 14.

Former Punjab Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh quit the opposition party in November 2021 following a feud with Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Later, the politician formed his own party and announced that the Punjab Lok Congress will contest elections in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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(With inputs from PTI)

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