Rahul Gandhi recovering from viral, gets PM Modi’s wishes

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 17, 2016 00:01 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during a function at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. (PTI File Photo)

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is recuperating from viral fever and is expected to continue resting for the next few days, party sources said on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished him a speedy recovery.

Sources said Rahul does not have any major public engagements till the results of assembly polls in five states are declared on May 19 and would continue rest to regain his health.

Sources said he has been meeting people at his residence but has not ventured out.

“Doctors have said that he will be fine soon,” said a Congress functionary privy to his health condition.

Rahul Gandhi had conveyed that he was suffering from fever in a tweet on May 9.

“Unfortunately I have been down with high fever since Sunday and the doctor has advised rest for the next two days,” he had tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Union health minister JP Nadda too wished Rahul a speedy recovery.

“Got to know that Sh. Rahul Gandhi is not well from Honourable PM who was quite concerned about his health. In view of the concerns of the prime minister, I enquired about his health and wished a speedy recovery for him,” Nadda said on microblogging site Twitter.

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