Hari Chand Hooda had defeated ex-CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in 1982 from Garhi-Sampla-Kiloi assembly constituency as Lok Dal candidate.
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The 100-year-old former Haryana MLA Hari Chand Hooda who once defeated former chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had triumphed over COVID-19 battle after he was infected last week.
Hari Chand Hooda had defeated ex-CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in 1982 from Garhi-Sampla-Kiloi assembly constituency as Lok Dal candidate. In 1977, he had defeated former CM’s father & freedom fighter Ch. Ranbir Singh from the same assembly constituency as Janta Party candidate.
Ram Niwas Hooda, his son told Haryana First that his father got infected from COVID-19 one week ago.
“First, I got the infection and from me my father got the infection. After confirmation of my COVID-19 report, I got a test done on my father and after finding him positive I immediately shifted him to a private hospital in Rohtak”, he added.
He said that even doctors were surprised to find the test reports on health parameters of his father that were absolutely normal. “My father did not have blood sugar, blood pressure or any other ailments even at this age”, he added.
He said that even at the hospital his father used to eat home-made desi food like kheer and churma, halwa. Hari Chand Hooda was found COVID-10 negative on November 16 and got discharged from hospital while his son Ram Niwas Hooda is still under treatment at a private hospital due to infection.
Born on 21st October, 1920, Hari Chand Hooda is a native of Chamaria village in Rohtak district and had joined Indian Army after completion of his post-graduation from Delhi University. He was also jailed during emergency days and authored books during his stay in jail.