-by Sahithya S
Former chief minister and Jharkhand Shibu Soren, along with his wife tested positive for coronavirus. He is also the founder of Mukti Morcha.
The news shared by son and incumbent Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren through Twitter.
Hemant stated that the results of his parents came out last night. Samples of 29 people in Soren’s household collected for examination. Out of which seven declared positive to the disease.Following this under home isolation and recovering from the disease.
“Yesterday night respected father Dishom Guru (Shibu Soren) and mother’s corona infection report came out positive. Both are in home isolation and their health is recovering. With the wishes of the people of the country and Jharkhand very soon both father and mother will be amongst us,” Hemant’s tweet read.
Shibu Soren credited with the founding of JMM. He is also famous for spearheading the movement for the separation of Jharkhand from Bihar. He has also served as a Cabinet Minister in the Centre during the UPA-I rule.
Earlier in July, Hemant and wife Kalpana Soren got tested.Their results had, however, come out negative.