PM Modi speaks to Parkash Badal to enquire about his health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to former Punjab chief minister and veteran Akali leader Parkash Singh Badal, who has contracted COVID-19, to enquire about his health, government sources said on Thursday.

Badal had tested positive for Covid infection on Wednesday. 94-year-old Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch has been admitted to Ludhiana’s Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).