Correction: Underworld Don Chhota Rajan is still alive


Guwahati: The news of the death of underworld don Rajendra Nikalje alias Chhota Rajan is not true.

According to a tweet from the news agency, ANI Chhota Rajan is still alive and is undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi for  COVID-19. 

Rajan, 62, was admitted to the premiere hospital on April 26 after he was confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus infection.

Rajan’s admission to the AIIMS was confirmed on April 26 after the assistant jailer at Tihar telephonically informed the sessions court that they could not produce Rajan via video conference before the judge as has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been taken to the hospital.

Rajan is considered a high-risk coronavirus patient as he suffers from a slew of comorbidities, including diabetes, heart problem, kidney failure, hernia, laparotomy and hypertension.