Talking about the Mandi MP Ram Swaroop Sharma making news for entering the state without border quarantine for 14 days, JaiRam Thakur agreeing to the fact stated that though the MP has made it to his constituency, but has not entered his home. Rather, he has quarantined himself in his old home elsewhere, stated Thakur. Adding,” I have talked to him personally on the phone,” he assured. He also informed that the MP is not in direct contact with anyone. Besides, he said that the other 2 people accompanying him during the journey have also been quarantined.
On April 16, A lawyer of Himachal Pradesh High Court had written a letter to Director General of Police S R Mardi, copy of which was also issued to media seeking FIR against the MP for violation for various laws during the COVID-19 pandemic, hereafter the issue came to large. Even opposition Congress had questioned the action of the Member of Parliament.