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Sonia Gandhi Back To Delhi After Varanasi Rally Cut Short: Live Updates

Sonia Gandhi Back To Delhi After Varanasi Rally Cut Short: Live Updates
Congress president Sonia Gandhi took the battle for Uttar Pradesh straight to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency with her mega roadshow-cum-rally in Varanasi today. Ahead of kicking off the Congress poll campaign for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Mrs Gandhi, 69, was scheduled to offer prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple, but the roadshow named 'Dard-e-Banaras' was cut short after she fell ill. She was taken to a hospital for fever from dehydration after she arrived in Delhi.
Aug 02, 2016 23:41 (IST)
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad informs of Mrs Gandhi's health, says she got fever from dehydration but is now stable.
Aug 02, 2016 23:40 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi arrives in Delhi, is taken to hospital for fever.
Aug 02, 2016 22:23 (IST)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi flies back to Delhi from Varanasi

She had developed high fever and was placed on a drip at Varanasi airport. However, theVaranasi chief medical officer VD Singh  said that Sonia Gandhi's vital parameters are stable.

Ghulam Nabi Azad and Aradhana Mishra ,Congress MLA and daughter of Pramod Tiwari is accompanying Sonia Gandhi on her flight.
Aug 02, 2016 19:17 (IST)

Aug 02, 2016 19:05 (IST)
PM Modi Expresses Concern Over Sonia Gandhi's Health

Aug 02, 2016 18:38 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi Returning to Delhi
  • Sonia Gandhi is returning to Delhi because of high fever.
  • Others, including the state's Chief Ministerial candidate Sheila Dikshit will continue the roadshow till Kashi vishwanath before returning.

Aug 02, 2016 18:36 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi's roadshow halted

Sonia Gandhi's roadshow in PM Modi's constituency, Varanasi halted
Aug 02, 2016 18:08 (IST)
Ghulam Nabi Azad and Raj Babbar At Sonia Gandhi's Roadshow

Aug 02, 2016 18:02 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi takes a break from the roadshow. She was feeling dehydrated.
Aug 02, 2016 17:56 (IST)

Aug 02, 2016 16:27 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi sits on her car during roadshow

Aug 02, 2016 16:18 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi in the middle of a sea of people during her roadshow

Aug 02, 2016 16:07 (IST)
Kamalapati Tripathi Smarak will be Sonia Gandhi's last stop on her roadshow

Aug 02, 2016 15:55 (IST)
Meanwhile, onlookers wait for Sonia Gandhi as she carries out roadshow.


Aug 02, 2016 15:32 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi waves to the crowd during roadshow in Varanasi



Aug 02, 2016 15:27 (IST)
People Awaiting Sonia Gandhi at Kabir Chauraha

Aug 02, 2016 14:45 (IST)
At the onset of the road show, Sonia Gandhi was seen hugging the Congress's UP Chief Ministerial candidate, Sheila Dikshit. 


Aug 02, 2016 14:31 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi Pays Tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar

Sonia Gandhi paid tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar at his statue in Varanasi.




Aug 02, 2016 14:12 (IST)
Sonia Gandhi's road show begins

Sonia Gandhi's road show begins from Circuit House.
Aug 02, 2016 12:53 (IST)
Excited bikers on the roads ahead of Sonia Gandhi roadshow
Aug 02, 2016 12:50 (IST)
Preparations at Ambedkar Statue In Varanasi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will soon garland this iconic statue of B R Ambedkar in Varanasi.


Aug 02, 2016 12:41 (IST)
Thousands of bikers are part of the Sonia Gandhi's roadshow

Aug 02, 2016 12:22 (IST)
Thin Crowds Near Ambedkar Junction

Very thin crowds so far near circuit house and Ambedkar junction where Sonia Gandhi is meant to start her roadshow after lunch.


Aug 02, 2016 12:17 (IST)
Raj Babbar Welcomes Sonia Gandhi In Varanasi

Aug 02, 2016 12:14 (IST)
The route Sonia Gandhi Is Taking For The Roadshow
Aug 02, 2016 12:12 (IST)
This is Congress's Slogan For Road show

Aug 02, 2016 12:06 (IST)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi greeted by the people of Varanasi outside the airport.


Aug 02, 2016 11:51 (IST)
Preparations ahead of the 'Dard-e-Banaras' roadshow:






Aug 02, 2016 11:28 (IST)
UP Congress chief Raj Babbar says, "We need a chamatkaar (miracle) in Uttar Pradesh. It has happened in the past too... Even 2014 was a miracle for our opponents... we are hoping there will be a miracle this time around too".
Aug 02, 2016 11:24 (IST)
The Congress' show of strength will include 10,000 bikers leading Mrs Gandhi's cavalcade into town.
Aug 02, 2016 11:22 (IST)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrives in Varanasi, to lead party's roadshow.


Aug 02, 2016 10:21 (IST)
Sheila Dikshit claimed that development of Uttar Pradesh was visible 27 years ago when the Congress was in power in the state, but subsequent governments led by the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party "misruled by playing out religion and caste-based politics".
Aug 02, 2016 10:18 (IST)
Suggesting that the roadshow is a part of the party's '27 saal, UP Behaal' campaign, Mrs Dikshit launched an attack on the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in the state for the recent Bulandshahr gang-rape incident.
Aug 02, 2016 10:17 (IST)
The rally will conclude at Englishiyaline where Sonia Gandhi is expected to deliver a short speech and garland the statue of former Union Minister and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister late Kamlapati Tripathi.
Aug 02, 2016 10:16 (IST)
The roadshow will begin from Kachahari at noon after party leaders garland the statue of BR Ambedkar and will cover a distance of around eight kilometers in three hours.
Aug 02, 2016 10:15 (IST)
Sheila Dikshit, Congress' chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh said that her party has lined up a massive roadshow in which UP Congress chief Raj Babbar and senior leaders such as Ghulam Nabi Azad and Salman Khurshid will take part.
Aug 02, 2016 10:12 (IST)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi will take the battle for Uttar Pradesh straight to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency with her mega roadshow-cum-rally in Varanasi today. Ahead of kicking off the Congress poll campaign for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Mrs Gandhi, 69, will first offer prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The roadshow named 'Dard-e-Banaras' will aim to highlight the plight of the city.