India’s Sonia Gandhi travels abroad for medical checks

NEW DELHI, Feb 28 – Sonia Gandhi, the head of India’s ruling Congress party, has travelled abroad for routine medical checks, six months after undergoing surgery in the United States, a spokesman for the party said today.

Gandhi (picture) will return in 4-5 days, Janardan Dwivedi said in a statement.

The Congress party has never disclosed the condition for which Gandhi was treated last year. Some media reports said it was cancer. – Reuters


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