Incumbent BJP MLA from Sangli-Miraj assembly constituency and former social justice minister Suresh Khade has contracted coronary heart disease.
Along with Suresh Khade, 8 members of his family have also been infected with corona. Suresh Khade is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Miraj.
In Sangli Municipal Corporation area, the infection of corona is increasing day by day and more than two hundred patients are found after daily check up.
Activists questioned MLA Khade after information surfaced on Wednesday night that Corona was obstructed. MLA Khade, who was admitted to the hospital for treatment, said he was in good health and safe. He also appealed to the workers not to worry but to be careful for safety.
Meanwhile, MLA Khade’s personal assistant and bodyguard have been subjected to a coronary examination and their report has come out negative.
Self helpers and bodyguards have been home quarantined as a precaution. Apart from MLA Khade, six other members of his family have also tested positive. All of them have been home quarantined.