×

Sonia Gandhi’s shoulder surgery successful, to be fit in two weeks

The Congress president had suffered fractured dislocation of the left shoulder during her rally in Varanasi

File Pix : Sonia Gandhi, during her rally in Varanasi, she had to leave the rally mid- way due to ill health, 2016

Congress president Sonia Gandhi is apparently on the road to recovery after she was admitted to Gangaram Hospital in Delhi following dehydration and fever. She also suffered fractured dislocation of the left shoulder during her rally in Varanasi and had to undergo a surgery.

According to media reports, the operation was a success and her full recovery could take at least two weeks. It may be recalled  that Sonia Gandhi had to abandon her large well-turned out road show in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home turf Varanasi mid-way due to ill-health and had to return to Delhi.

She was initially moved to Army Research and Referral Hospital before being moved to Gangaram hospital for further treatment.

An internationally acclaimed team of shoulder experts, comprising of Sanjay Desai from Mumbai and Prateek Gupta from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, is attending on her. D.S. Rana, Chairman of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Board of Management. said she suffered fractured dislocation of the left shoulder during her rally in Varanasi.

Meanwhile , various Congress leaders, including Raj Babbar and Sheila Dikshit, paid a visit to their party president at the hospital here, sources said. Dikshit visited Gandhi around 6.30 p.m. on Thursday, while Babbar turned up around 9.30 p.m.  “Priyanka Vadra and Rahul Gandhi have been with Sonia since Thursday morning, but several other leaders are also visiting her, ” the source said.

IANS

Top