Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Vice President and Anna Nagar candidate Ponraj has on Monday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
He took to Facebook to announce that he has been not keeping well for the past four days and now results have shown positive for coronavirus. This announcement comes days after MNM Velachery candidate Dr Santhosh Babu tested positive for Covid-19.
Ponraj who is the MNM candidate for the Anna Nagar constituency in Chennai has expressed his grief for not being able to meet the people of Anna Nagar. “I was under treatment as I suffered from fever and body pain owing to the continuous sleepless nights during the election works for the past four days.
In this crucial time of elections, I am in a state of not being able to come and meet the people of Anna Nagar constituency and gather votes. But the cadres of MNM will come to your doorstep and meet you all. My sincere thanks to all of them. I am extremely sorry for not being able to come in person.
I request you all to bear this situation with the hope that I will get well soon and meet you before the polls”, he said in a Facebook post. He added that he will constantly keep in touch with people through social media platforms, television and Youtube.
He further said that arrangements will be made to converse with the people of Anna Nagar through Zoom Meetings.