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    Assam: Congress MLA Siddeque Ahmed tests positive for COVID-19

    The MLA had cardiac complications and has been suffering from diabetes and hypertension for more than a decade.

    Guwahati: South Karimganj MLA and a former minister in Assam, Siddeque Ahmed had tested positive for the COVID-19 on Thursday.

    Ahmed was admitted to Green Heals hospital on Wednesday as he had breathing difficulties and was suffering from chest congestion.

    After he tested positive for COVID-19, he has been shifted to the Covid ward.

    Taking to twitter the MLA requested everyone who came in contact with him from the last five-six days to isolate and get them tested.

    The MLA had cardiac complications and has been suffering from diabetes and hypertension for more than a decade.

    Siddeque Ahmed was first elected as a member of the legislative assembly in 2001 and the congressman served as a minister in Tarun Gogoi’s cabinet. In 2021, he defeated AGP’s Aziz Khan to become the MLA for one more term.

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