Himachal CM Sukhwinder Sukhu tests positive for Covid, House session adjourned

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu tested Covid positive ahead of his scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, resulting in the suspension of all his programs as well as the assembly session.

The test was conducted as per the protocol ahead of the meeting with PM Modi scheduled at 11 am today. It was a courtesy call on Sukhu after taking over as CM. After the meeting, he was to return to the state capital in the afternoon. CM’s media advisor said, ‘All programs to be held from December 21 to December 24 have been postponed.’ The winter session was to begin on December 22.