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Sonia discharged from AIIMS, Modi wishes her best of health

New Delhi, Aug 27, 2013 PTI
Congress President Sonia Gandhi leaves Parliament House during the discussion on National Food Security Bill 2013 in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Photo

Congress President Sonia Gandhi was back home today after being discharged in the early hours from AIIMS where she was admitted on being taken ill in Lok Sabha as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders wished her good health.

67-year-old Gandhi, who spent about five hours in the hospital where she was admitted last night and was discharged after her check-up was completed, did not attend Parliament today.

Apart from Modi, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj also wished her speedy recovery.

Congress General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi told PTI, "The Congress President has come back, she is all right and her medical check-up has been completed."

AIIMS Director R C Deka said, "She had cough...she had headache. She took medicines after which she felt uneasiness in Parliament, that is why she was here.

We put (her through) all the test required for such diseases and we found her normal, and she has left in her own car talking to all the doctors, and thanking all of us."

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "Madam, it looks, had medicines for common cold and headache, as a result of which she had some uneasiness and she had to be brought to AIIMS and now all test have been conducted and she is perfectly fine and has gone home."

Gandhi left Parliament at 2015 hours yesterday while the voting was underway on various amendments moved by the Opposition on Food Security Bill and was rushed to AIIMS. She could not be present in the Lower House when the landmark bill was passed.

Meanwhile, Modi wished Gandhi the best of health and, at the same time, said she should have been taken to the hospital in a well-equipped ambulance.

"Glad to know that Sonia ji's health is fine. Wishing her the best of health in future," Modi tweeted a few hours after the Congress president was discharged from the hospital.


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