Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her son BJP MP Dushyant Singh were among the attendees of a party hosted by singer Kanika Kapoor, who was tested positive for the Coronavirus on Friday.
The singer has been found positive for coronavirus and health officials are in a fix as a number of other celebrities and politicians were present in Kanika Kapoor’s party.
Reportedly, Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Scindia and her son Dushyant Singh were also present at the party, which is also believed to have been attended by high-profile politicians, including Uttar Pradesh’s health minister Jai Pratap Singh.
Taking to Twitter, former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje confirmed that she had attended the party in Lucknow along with her son. She also said that she and her son Singh have now quarantined themselves and are taking all necessary precautions.
While in Lucknow, I attended a dinner with my son Dushyant & his in-laws. Kanika, who has unfortunately tested positive for #Covid19 was also a guest.— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) March 20, 2020
As a matter of abundant caution, my son & I have immediately self-quarantined and we’re taking all necessary precautions.
BJP MP Dushyant Singh had attended the Parliament the next day and interacted with fellow MPs raising serious concerns about chances of lawmakers being contracted with the deadly virus. Reportedly, Singh had sat next to TMC Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien and had a long chat with him.
Reportedly, Singh was also sitting with Surendra Nagar Nishikant and Manoj Tewari in the Central Hall on Thursday. Former Union Minister and Congress leader Jitin Prasada was also believed to have been present at the party.
Kanika Kapoor travelled from London to India and returned to Lucknow on March 15. She had reportedly refrained from informing authorities about her travel history. Upon arriving in Lucknow, Kanika hosted a lavish party for her friends and family at a five-star hotel.