Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visit to Assam was cancelled on Friday as she has gone into isolation following her husband Robert Vadra testing positive for Covid-19.

The Congress general secretary was to address election rallies in Lower Assam on Friday ahead of the third phase of the Assam Assembly elections.

She was supposed to visit Goalpara East, Golakganj and Sarukhetri constituencies in Lower Assam.

The final phase of the elections will take place in 40 constituencies in Lower Assam on April 6.

Counting will take place on May 2.

Priyanka was also scheduled to visit the poll-bound states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu after visiting Assam.

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Although Priyanka tested negative for the virus, doctors reportedly advised her to self-isolate as she had been in close contact with her husband.

Priyanka took to Twitter to covey her condition.

“I have to cancel my visit to Assam, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for campaigning as I will be self-isolating for the next couple of days.  I will be in isolation for the next few days,” Priyanka tweeted.

“Although I tested negative for Covid-19, doctors have advise me to self-isolate for being exposed to the virus. I regret the inconvenience caused,” she said.

The Congress leader also took to social media to convey her best wishes to all the candidates on behalf of who she was supposed to campaign in Lower Assam.

She also expressed hope of the Congress candidates emerging victorious in the ongoing Assam Assembly elections.

Robert contacted the virus after coming into contact with someone who had tested positive.

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