Celebrated Urdu poet and Indian lyricist Rahat Indori has tested positive for COVID19. He took to Twitter to share the information with his fans and asked them not to call him or his family. He further stated that he will keep his fans updated about his health through Twitter and Facebook. Rahat Indori has been admitted to Aurobindo Hospital. He tweeted and requested people to pray for him.
Rahat Indori tweeted– “My corona test was done yesterday after initial symptoms of COVID19 were seen, The report has turned out to be positive. I am admitted to Aurobindo Hospital. Pray that I shall defeat this disease as soon as possible. There is another appeal, do not call me or the people at home, you will get updates on Twitter and Facebook.”
“After showing initial Covid19 symptoms, I was tested for the virus on Monday and I am declared positive for the virus today and have been admitted to Aurobindo hospital,” Indori posted.
He asked his followers and fans to wish him a speedy recovery, and urged them to not call his family to enquire about his well-being. He said all updates about his health will be reported through Twitter and Facebook.
His son Stalaj Indori confirmed the reports of his father testing positive and said the condition of the veteran poet is stable. Indori is a well-known Urdu poet and is also known to express his views on socio-political scenarios in the country.
Months ago, when a team of physicians was attacked by locals in Indore during a health examination, Indori was most vocal in criticising the incident and slammed the Muslim community for engaging in such an act. He has been persistently urging Muslims to co-operate with the health staff and administration during the pandemic.
After Rahat Indori’s Coronavirus positive report, fans poured in their wishes and love through social media posts. A user named Pawan tweeted – ‘Pray to God that you come back home safely soon. Long live .. Jai Shri Krishna.’ another said, “praying for your speedy recovery.”