Updated: February 21, 2021 2:32:10 am
Power Minister Nitin Raut cancelled the wedding reception of his son Kunal on Saturday following a spurt in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra.
In a statement, Raut, who is a member of the Congress party, said, “I am the guardian minister of Nagpur city. My son Kunal’s marriage to Akansha took place on February 19. The reception was scheduled on February 21. Due to rising Covid-19 cases, we cancelled the reception.”
Kunal Raut is also a youth Congress leader.
Minister for relief and rehabilitation Vijay Waddetiwar, had earlier said stricter measures to contain Covid-19 are likely to be discussed in next week’s meeting.
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