BJP's Jammu and Kashmir chief Ravinder Raina has tested positive for coronavirus. Raina had met many people during the funeral of BJP leader Waseem Bari in Bandipore was a part of the BJP team led by MoS PMO Jitendra Singh and Ram Madhav. Meanwhile, contact tracing has begun.
Jitendra Singh and Ram Madhav have gone into self-quarantine as they had come in contact with Raina.
Raina is being referred to Narayana hospital situated in the Katra belt of Reasi district for treatment. He had undergone COVID-19 test on Monday which came positive.
At Bandipora, Raina had led the funeral procession along with party's general secretary (Organisation) Ashok Kaul on July 11. Raina said he along with other leaders had visited the area despite the threat given by terrorists not to take party in the funeral procession.
"I left for Bandipora soon after hearing the bad news. I was there for five days," Raina said.
(With PTI inputs)