Sonia Gandhi undergoes minor procedure; discharged from hospital


Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was discharged on Friday from the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi  after successfully undergoing a minor procedure.

The 69-year-old leader was re-admitted to the hospital on Wednesday. She was earlier discharged on 14 August after 11-day-long treatment for fever, dehydration and a shoulder

“Mrs Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for a planned minor treatment procedure on August 17, which she underwent successfully. Mrs Gandhi has shown good recovery and has been discharged today. She has been advised rest, rehabilitation and further treatment,” Vice Chairman (Board of Management) of the Hospital, Dr S P Byotra said.

In its latest medical bulletin, the Hospital said Gandhi was discharged in a “stable condition” at noon.

The hospital had said on Thursday that she was re-admitted on 17 August “as planned at the time of her discharge from the hospital” on 14 August.

Gandhi was earlier admitted to the hospital on 3 August after she had fallen ill during a roadshow in Varanasi.


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