"My mother was admitted to AIIMS last night, where she will undergo surgery in the next few days. I thank everyone for their blessings and prayers," Varun Gandhi said in a tweet from his official handle.
The women and child development (WCD) minister yesterday complained of stomach pain while she was on a visit to her constituency Pilibhit and was rushed to New Delhi. She had earlier been taken to a hospital in Pilibhit where an ultrasound detected stones in her gall bladder, District Magistrate Sheetal Verma said.
Ms Gandhi, 60, had held a meeting with the district magistrate and the superintendent of police at Pilibhit yesterday morning after which she went to a guesthouse at Bisalpur road where she complained of stomach pain and breathing trouble.