how to check any script is running in background linux using python

def check_process():
    import subprocess
    script_name = "test.py"
    cmd='pgrep -f .*python.*{}'.format(script_name)
    process = subprocess.Popen(cmd, shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE)
    my_pid, err = process.communicate()
    if len(my_pid.splitlines()) >0:
        print("Script Running in background")
        sys.exit(0);
check_process()

Here is what the above code is Doing:
1. It’s checking if the script is already running in the background.
2. If it is, it exits the script.
3. If it’s not, it continues running the script.