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Rahul Gandhi, Shivraj Singh Chauhan Visit Sushma Swaraj

Rahul Gandhi, Shivraj Singh Chauhan Visit Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today visited External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at AIIMS, where she is recuperating from fever and chest congestion.

Mr Chouhan met Ms Swaraj, 64, in the Cardio-Neuro Centre of the hospital where she undergoing treatment since April 25, AIIMS sources said.

“Mr Chouhan reached at 7.35 pm, he met her and enquired about her health and left at around 8 pm,” a source said. Earlier during the day, Ms Gandhi visited Ms Swaraj and spent some time.

Ms Swaraj has had a good rapport with Mr Gandhi and his mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi since she was the Leader of Opposition in the last Lok Sabha.

Both Mrs Gandhi and her son had, last year in Parliament, walked up to the minister to ask about her well-being when she was unwell.

The hospital had yesterday said that Ms Swaraj was showing some signs of improvement.

AIIMS has also set up a medical board for formulating a combined treatment strategy for the Minister who was admitted with fever and chest congestion with features of pneumonia.