Ahead of monsoon session, Karnataka Assembly Speaker, others undergo COVID-19 test

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The Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council sessions are expected to be held from September 21 and 30.

 

Karnataka Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri along with other political leaders underwent a COVID-19 test on Friday.

This comes ahead of the upcoming monsoon session of the Assembly, which is scheduled to begin from September 21.

Earlier, Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister JC Madhuswamy had said that all MLAs will be tested for COVID-19 on every fifth day of the functioning of the monsoon session.

The Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council sessions are expected to be held from September 21 and 30.

Karnataka has exceeded five lakh cases of coronavirus, with the addition of 8,626 cases on Friday. The State tally now stands at 5,02,982.
 

With inputs from Agency

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