The COVID-19 pandemic continues to throw normal life out of gear and now it has gripped nine senior workers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) who live in the organization’s headquarters.
A Sangh functionary said, “Nine swayamsevaks, mostly senior citizens, tested positive for COVID-19 two or three days ago. All have been quarantined properly and the headquarters has been fully sanitized,” he said.
“RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and General Secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi were not in the headquar ters when these workers tested positive”, he added.
Around 20 senior swayamsevaks (volun teers) live at the RSS headquarters. Meanwhile, due to rising coronavirus cases in the city, Nagpur Mayor Sandip Joshi has appealed the citizens to observe Janta curfew on Saturday and Sunday till September 30. He has also urged people to take all precaustionary measures to curb the spread of the virus.