Modi tweets for speedy recovery of Sonia Gandhi

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Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi
Ahmedabad, Aug 4: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has wished for speedy recovery of Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who has gone abroad to undergo surgery for a medical condition, which her party didn't disclose.

"Have come to know through media about Mrs Sonia Gandhi's surgery. I pray for her speedy recovery and good health," the BJP leader wrote on Twitter.

Modi and Gandhi were engaged in a blatant war of words during various elections in Gujarat, where the Congress president had accused the Gujarat Chief Minister of being a "Maut ka Saudagur" (merchant of death). Modi had raked up the issue of Gandhi's foreign origin.

Making a bare announcement, Congress General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi, told reporters in Parliament House today that the 64-year-old Gandhi was recently diagnosed with a medical condition and has been advised surgery.

"On the advise of her doctors, she has travelled abroad and she is likely to be away for two-three weeks," he said.

PTI

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