Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s Office on Friday released his picture clearing the files while in Home Isolation after being tested positive for COVID-19 infection, attracting criticism from the opposition Congress party.
Chief Minister’s Office on Friday released the picture of Sawant donning blue T-shirt with facemask on, clearing the files at his official residence at Altinho, Panaji.
“As stated, Chief Minister @DrPramodPSawant continues to discharge his duties,” the CMO tweeted along with the photograph.
Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar was quick enough to react to the photograph of CMO on the twitter.
“While doing photo op for @goacm tweet claiming that CM is working despite testing COVID +Ve @DrPramodPSawant is spreading the virus further through the files, which is handles without using gloves. No wonder, if Govt officers & staff using these files gets infected with virus,” Chodankar tweeted.
The 47-year-old chief minister was tested positive on September 02. He has opted for home isolation after being asymptomatic for the infection.