Congress president Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital after 11 days

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Sunday discharged after 11 days of hospitalisation after being treated for her illness and shoulder injury.

The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, where she was admitted on 3 August, said her medical condition was stable and has been advised rest.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi. PTI

Congress president Sonia Gandhi. PTI

"Sonia Gandhi's medical condition at the time of discharge from the hospital is stable. She has been advised rest and continuation of medicines. Mrs Gandhi is likely to visit the hospital for further evaluation of her condition in
the coming week," said DS Rana, Chairman of Board of Management of the hospital.

69-year-old Gandhi was admitted to the hospital after being taken ill during a roadshow in Varanasi.

She had undergone a surgery on her left shoulder on 3 August and doctors said she has recovered from the injury.

Gandhi was admitted under the care of Arup Basu, senior consultant, Department of Pulmonology and Chest Medicine and
his team.

She was operated for her shoulder injury at the hospital by Prateek Gupta, senior consultant and his team from Department of Orthopaedics and Sanjay Desai from Mumbai.

Gandhi was shifted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital from the Army Research and Referral Hospital, where she was rushed soon
after her arrival from Varanasi around midnight of 2 August.

The Congress president had to cut short her roadshow in Varanasi after she was taken ill. She had fractured her left shoulder during the roadshow.


Updated Date: Aug 14, 2016 10:27 AM

Also Watch

Watch: Firstpost test rides the new Thunderbird 500X in Goa and walks you through the Royal Enfield Garage Cafe
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Varun Dhawan on Shoojit Sircar's October, 5-star reviews and working with Anushka Sharma in Sui Dhaaga
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 Ambedkar Jayanti: Re-visiting Babasaheb's ideals exposes fake Dalit politics of Rahul Gandhi and Congress
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent

Also See