Ram Janmabhoomi Trust chief Mahant Nritya Gopal Das tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. Das, who is currently in Mathura, was experiencing breathing difficulties after which he underwent a test.
Agra’s Chief Medical Officer and a team of doctors have arrived in the city for his treatment. Das had travelled to Mathura for organising the Krishna Janmashtami ceremonies.
A statement from the chief minister’s office said that the CM has spoken to DM Mathura, his followers and to Dr Trehan of Medanta and requested for immediate medical attention for Mahant Nritya Gopal Das at Medanta. It added that he has directed Mathura District Magistrate to provide all possible support and medical attention.
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust was formed earlier in the year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced its formation on February 5. It was set up to oversee construction of the Ram Temple at Ayodhya.