Karnataka Urban development minister Byrati Basavaraj tests positive for Covid 19 and he himself shared the news in social media and said that as he doesn’t have any health problems he will recover sooner and return to public service.he has admitted to Columbia Asia hospital.

On September 12, Basavaraja visited the Harihara Panchamsali Mutt in Davangere along with Deputy Chief Ministers Govind Karjol, CN Ashwath Narayan and Davangere MP GM Siddeshwar to meet seer Vachananda Swami.