AIMIM MLA Jaffar Hussain Meraj tests positive for COVID-19

Hyderabad(Hyd): Jaffar Hussain Meraj, a member of the Telangana (TL) Legislative Assembly belonging to the All India(In) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Mon. tested positive(+ve) for COVID-19-19.

Jaffar Hussain Meraj, who portrays Nampally constituency in Hyderabad(Hyd), has been identified contaminated by this infection. “He’s asymptomatic & in house quarantine,” the party stated.

The legislator tested positive(+ve) on a day when the Assembly & Legislative Council resumed session after the week-end break.

Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy & Council Chairman G. Sukhender Reddy had instructed all this legislators, legislature employees, police & media people on work to gain themselves tested for COVID-19 again before the sessions resumed.

All this legislators had gone under the test before the session started on Sep seven as the presiding officials had made the test mandatory for participating the session. All employees members, security personnel & media people have been also inquired to go through the test.

The presiding officials had declared that only those who test negative going to be permitted to participate the session (or) enter Assembly building for their own duties.

A day before the session, Finance Minister T. Harish Rao had tested positive(+ve). He has been under house quarantine. He got (1) himself tested again on Sat. & has been identified negative for the infection.