Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi hospitalised again
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital again for a ‘routine’ check-up, two days after she was discharged following treatment for a shoulder injury.india Updated: Aug 18, 2016 14:28 IST
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital again for a ‘routine’ check-up, two days after she was discharged following treatment for a shoulder injury.
She visited the hospital on Wednesday for removal of post-surgery stitches. Sources, however, said on Thursday that she was admitted again last evening.
“At the time of discharge, doctors said she may have to come again for further evaluation. So, she is here for that,” a hospital source said.
“She is likely to stay at the hospital for a couple of days,” the source added.Party sources confirmed the news.
The 69-year-old leader was admitted to the hospital on August 3 after a roadshow in Varanasi. She was discharged on August 14 and doctors had then said she had recovered from her illness and injury to the left shoulder.
Gandhi was under the care of Arup Basu, senior consultant, Department of Pulmonology and Chest Medicine and his team.
She was operated upon for a shoulder injury by Prateek Gupta, senior consultant and his team from Department of Orthopaedics and Sanjay Desai from Mumbai.
The Congress chief was shifted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital from the Army Research and Referral Hospital, where she was rushed soon after she came back from Varanasi on August 2.
First Published: Aug 18, 2016 14:27 IST