Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday night said his mother Sonia caught a stomach bug while she was in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla but she is much better now.
"Ma was in Shimla & caught a stomach bug so we got her back. Nothing to worry, she's much better. Thanks for the tremendous love and concern", the Gandhi scion tweeted.
According to sources, Gandhi was rushed to the hospital in an air-ambulance from Shimla, where she had gone for a vacation. A team of doctors from the hospital was deputed to bring her back from Shimla.
"Congress president Sonia Gandhi was indisposed with a minor issue and is absolutely fine and healthy. We thank all well wishers for the concern", Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said on Twitter.
The Congress president, who was on a visit to Shimla, was on Friday rushed back to the national capital and admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital after she complained of stomach upset.
DS Rana, Chairman (Board of Management) of the Ganga Ram Hospital said that Gandhi, 70, is under observation. "Sonia Gandhi was brought to the hospital at 5 pm on Friday. She has been found to be suffering from stomach upset and has been admitted for observation," said Rana in a statement.