CM Rupani expresses desire to visit Rajkot for exercising vote if Docs grants permission

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Gujarat Chief minister Vijay Rupani was tested Covid-19 positive and is admitted at the UN Mehta hospital in Ahmedabad, has expressed his desire to visit his home town Rajkot where he is registered as a voter, and exercise his franchise in the municipal corporation election on Sunday, February 21, 2021.

Rupani said that he will do so only if doctors permit him. According to sources, the CM has recovered almost completely from the infection and is expected to be discharged from hospital late on Friday (February 19) or on Saturday (February 20).

However, according the state government’s Covid-19 protocol, he will have to isolate himself for a few more days even if he is discharged from the hospital.

When contacted, the CM said, “I have fully recovered and do not have any symptoms. I am keen to go to Rajkot for voting. However, I will strictly follow guidelines and advice of doctors. If they will permit me, I will go to Rajkot and cast my vote by adhering to all prescribed guidelines by the State Election Commission.” He added that he feels fine and expects to be discharged in a day or two.

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