Sonia Gandhi’s Varanasi visit was interrupted in the mid-way today after she fell ill. She left the show and returned to Delhi. Mrs. Sonia Gandhi was taken to a city hospital, and Dr said, she is suffering from high fever.
Mrs. Sonia Gandhi felt saddened because she could not complete her Varanasi visit due to suffering from high fever. She also wanted to visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. She said at Varanasi Airport; she would come back very soon and visit this temple. At Varanasi Airport, Mrs. Gandhi got saplin drip, and an alert was also sent to the Banaras Hindu University trauma center.
Wishing for fast recovery of Mrs. Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter, “Heard about Sonia Ji’s ill health during her Varanasi visit today. I pray for her quick recovery and good health.”
According to the Congress leader, Pramod Tiwari, Mrs. Gandhi is now totally fine; she is feeling tired a bit. He also added, “She will be completely fine and will see Modi government’s eradication to its end.”
Mrs. Gandhi had come to Varanasi on Monday morning for the Congress poll campaign of the Uttar Pradesh. She garlanded the statue of the B. R. Ambedkar and then started her visit from Circuit House today morning. For longtime, Mrs. Sonia Gandhi kept standing in SUV to great the gathering of thousand people. Chief ministerial candidate of the party, Sheila Dikshit, party chief of UP Raj Babbar, AICC General Secretary Gulam Nabi Azad, and Senior party leaders Sanjay Singh and Pramod Tiwari was also in this road show.
When the road show reached Lohurabir, Mrs. Gandhi stopped for taking rest for some time at the Modern Hotel. After some time, the news of her illness came, and the road show was stopped at the midway.
Mrs. Gandhi is to address the around Englishiya Line and to visit Kashi Vishwanath temple, but all it was also canceled.
UP Chief of Congress, Raj Babbar in company with other party leaders, came back the rally and made an apology to the gathering on behalf of party president Mrs. Sonia Gandhi.