Former Maha CM tests Covid positive

    Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar

    New Delhi (NVI): Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar tested positive for coronavirus today.

    The 88-year-old leader has been shifted to a hospital in Pune, according to media reports.

    Patil Nilangekar is the second senior politician from Latur to test positive for the virus.

    Earlier BJP MLA from Ausa Abhimanyu Pawar had tested positive and is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Latur.

    Shivajirao was the chief minister of the state for a brief stint in 1985-86.

    -CHK