Kalyan Singh, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Governor of Rajasthan, has been found infected with Covid-19. Singh’s grandson and Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Technical and Medical Education Sandeep Singh has given this information by tweeting. He said in the tweet, “News has been received of former Chief Minister and former Governor, Rajasthan, and senior leader and our guide revered Babuji Mr. Kalyan Singh ji being Covid-19 positive. I pray to Lord Rama for you to get well soon. We wish you all the best. ”
His blood oxygen level is 97 percent
Singh, almost 88 years old, has been admitted to Lucknow-based SGPGI. SGPGI director RK Dhiman said that the former chief minister was admitted at around 6:30 pm after being found infected with Covid-19. He said that Singh had fever, dry cough and difficulty in breathing for the last two days. His condition is stable and his blood oxygen level is 97 percent. After a blood test and a chest CT scan, he has been kept in the ICU for close monitoring.
Was appointed as the Governor of Rajasthan
Kalyan Singh is counted among the staunchest leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party and was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at the time of the demolition of the Babri structure in Ayodhya and he left the Chief Minister’s post on the day the structure was demolished. Was again the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. When the Modi government came to power in 2014, he was appointed as the Governor of Rajasthan. He was also the Governor of Himachal Pradesh for some time. But he also left the post of governor last year.