Siliguri, 10th April: While the assembly poll is just around the corner, Matigara-Naxalbari Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Anandamoy Barman tested positive for COVID-19. The news has raised concerns among the BJP party members regarding the election campaign.
According to Anandamoy Barman, he underwent a COVID-19 test ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting in Kawakhali today. As his test report came positive, he has self-isolated at home and is following all necessary measures.
According to information received from BJP sources, veteran BJP leaders Mithun Chakraborty, Suvendu Adhikari, Dilip Ghosh may campaign for Barman. Meanwhile, BJP candidate from the Matigara-Naxalbari assembly constituency will take the corona test again on Monday and will be campaigning virtually as of now.