On Saturday night, Congress party sources informed that interim party president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a routine checkup and her son Rahul Gandhi has accompanied her. As the Monsoon Session of the Parliament is set to begin on September 14, Congress sources said that both the leaders will attend after they return. The leaders have gone for a period of two weeks.
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for two weeks for a routine check-up, Rahul Gandhi has accompanied her. They will attend the Parliament session after returning: Congress Sources (file pic) pic.twitter.com/f3sazkXvIm— ANI (@ANI) September 12, 2020
Earlier on July 30, Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) in New Delhi, and was discharged after two days. The hospital authorities in a statement said that she was admitted for routine tests and investigations. Dr D S Rana, Chairman (Board of Management), SGRH, also added that her condition at the time of discharge was stable.
Congress party or the Gandhi family has not yet issued an official statement on the same.