Congress President Sonia Gandhi has been moved out of the ICU in a US hospital where she underwent a surgery.
“Sonia Gandhi remained in the ICU for 24 hours and has thereafter been moved out. Her family has expressed gratitude on her behalf for all the messages and good wishes that have been sent to her,” Congress media department head Janardhan Dwivedi said in a statement on Saturday.
64-year-old Gandhi underwent a surgery on 4th August for an undisclosed ailment and the surgeon had indicated that the operation has been successful.The Congress president is expected to be back in India in 2-3 weeks, according to Dwivedi.
In her absence, her son and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, along with Dwivedi, her political secretary Ahmed Patel and Defence Minister A K Antony have been given the responsibility of handling party affairs.
Amitabh Bachchan wishes speedy recovery to Sonia Gandhi
Mega star Amitabh Bachchan has wished Congress president Sonia Gandhi a speedy recovery after she underwent surgery for an undisclosed ailment.
Bachchan, who was in the capital to promote his upcoming movie, ‘Aarakshan’, said, “We wish Soniaji recovers as soon as possible. Our prayers and good wishes are with her.”
Bachchan’s film, which explores the politics behind reservation, is already raising questions from various political party.