Former Minister B Janardhan Poojary tested COVID positive and was admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru.
Poojary's residence is situated at Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district.
As the news of the 83 year old senior Congress leader testing positive spread in the social media, the family members gave an official statement.
"He tested positive and is asymptomatic. However as a precuationary measures he has been admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru. Let us all pray for him so that he recovers at the earliest and return home," Poojary's son Santhosh J Poojary said in a press statement....