Former Nepal Royals Tested Kovid-19 Positive After Attending Kumbh Mela

Former Nepal Royals, Raja Gyanendra Shah and Rani Komal Shah have examined constructive for Kovid-19 days after returning house from India after attending the Haridwar Mahakumbh Mela in Uttarakhand.

The Himalayan Instances confirmed the samples given by the couple for RT-PCR exams, citing Nepal’s Ministry of Well being. Authorities have began tracing those that have been involved with the couple.

The previous king, 73 and former queen, 70, took a holy tub at Har ki Pauri in Haridwar in the course of the Mahakumbh. A whole bunch of individuals had gathered on the airport in Kathmandu to welcome the couple upon their return.

Gyanendra, who stepped down in 2008 after a well-liked rebellion towards him, traveled to Haridwar on 11 April and held talks with Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Kailashanand Giri Maharaj of Niranjani Akhara and a number of other different sadhus. The previous royal household of Nepal is held in excessive esteem by spiritual leaders in lots of elements of North India. Gyanendra was additionally honored at a public operate.

The previous king was criticized for not following the Kovid-19 protocol akin to social disturbances and carrying masks in the course of the occasion. He additionally led the procession of Niranjani Area on 12 April.

Hundreds of people that have come to the Kumbh Mela have examined constructive for coronavirus illness.

Gyanendra was topped king of Nepal in 2001 after his elder brother Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev and his household have been massacred within the royal palace. Nonetheless, he turned unpopular when he seized direct management of the nation in 2005 on the grounds that political events had didn’t cope with the Maoist insurgency.

After the abolition of the centuries-old monarchy, Gyanendra has largely maintained a low-profile.

Because the Kovid-19 transition unfold throughout the nation, the Indian authorities final week appealed to spiritual leaders to see the remaining a part of the Kumbh Mela as symbolic solely.

On Monday, India recorded round 274,000 new coronovirus infections and the overall confirmed circumstances have been greater than 15 million.

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