Rahul had gone to the US some days back amid clear indications from the party that the Congress president was recovering well post surgery and expected to be back in the national capital by first week of September.
Highly placed party sources confirmed the return of the AICC general secretary.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was staying with her mother, was also back here some ten days back in an indication that the Congress president was recovering well.
The 64-year-old Congress president had undergone a surgery for an undisclosed ailment in a US hospital on August 4.
Sonia Gandhi had constituted a four-member team of Rahul Gandhi, AK Antony, Ahmed Patel and Janardan Dwivedi to look after party affairs in the state in her absence.