Former PM HD Deve Gowda Tests COVID-19 Positive
New Delhi: Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Deve Gowda has tested positive for COVID-19.
Reportedly, Devegowda has no symptoms and his health is stable, informed his office.
Former Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa also confirmed the news and extended his best wishes for his speedy recovery. He tweeted: “I hope that senior leader and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will soon recover from Coronavirus.”
ಹಿರಿಯ ನಾಯಕರು, ಮಾಜಿ ಪ್ರಧಾನಮಂತ್ರಿಗಳಾದ ಹೆಚ್.ಡಿ.ದೇವೇಗೌಡರು ಕೊರೋನಾ ಸೋಂಕಿನಿಂದ ಶೀಘ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಪೂರ್ಣ ಗುಣಮುಖರಾಗಿ ಚೇತರಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲಿ ಎಂದು ಹಾರೈಸುತ್ತೇನೆ.@H_D_Devegowda
— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) January 22, 2022
HD Devegowda served as the 12th prime minister of India from June 1996 to April 1997. He was previously the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1994 to 1996. He presently is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha.