TMC's Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray goes under home quarantine, says party leaders likely to follow suit

Trinamool Congress MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray said on Wednesday that he has gone on home quarantine in wake of the coronavirus pandemic and would not take part in the rest of the Budget Session

Press Trust of India March 18, 2020 20:12:20 IST
TMC's Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray goes under home quarantine, says party leaders likely to follow suit

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray said on Wednesday that he has gone on home quarantine in wake of the coronavirus pandemic and would not take part in the rest of the Budget Session. A few other Trinamool Congress MPs are also likely to follow suit, Roy, the party's deputy leader in Rajya Sabha, told PTI.

TMCs Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray goes under home quarantine says party leaders likely to follow suit

TMC leader Sukhendu Sekhar Ray. RSTV

"I have written a letter to the chairman of the Rajya Sabha where I have said that to avoid large gathering, I have decided to go on self-quarantine," he said.

In the letter, he said that "in view of such unprecedented alarming situation which is fast deteriorating, I have decided to remain in self quarantine at home for the remaining part of the ongoing Budget Session. Hence, I request for grant of leave accordingly".

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