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‘Chipko Movement’ Pioneer Sunderlal Bahuguna Fights COVID In Rishikesh Hospital

Dehradun: Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna, who tested positive for COVID-19, is admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh since Saturday. The 94-year-old ‘Chipko Movement’  pioneer was brought to the hospital after his oxygen levels started fluctuating. Bahuguna’s family said he was complaining of fever for the past 10 days, Times of India (TOI) reported.

Harish Thapliyal, public relations officer, AIIMS Rishikesh, said that Bahuguna has been put on oxygen support and his condition is stable. “The doctors have done the CT scan and other tests. Everything seems to be normal so far,” he was quoted as saying.