Source: Agencies02 Aug 2016 20:10:30

Varanasi, August 2: During the road show in Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi became ill and had to return Delhi. Midway between the programme, the activities of the Sonia Gandhi was cancelled due to complaints of and low BP dehydration. She was departed to Delhi along with senior Congress leaders by an ambulance on the advice doctors.

Congress is trying to build its political presence before the Assembly election of UP where it seeks to fight the Samajwadi party (SP) and Bahujan Samajwadi party (BSP) who has been earlier power in the state. Sonia Gandhi chose the constituency of PM Narendra Modi for rally where she alighted to count the cons of the PM.

The road show started at the circuit house on the Tuesday afternoon. After Sonia reached near the Piplani Katra in the 11 kilometer road show, her health suddenly become worse. She was then immediately taken to hotel Modern lodge in Lahurabir.

Doctors were called in the hotel on the complaints of low BP and dehydration by the Gandhi. On the advice of doctors she departed to Delhi along with senior Congress leaders. Former state Congress chief Rita Bahuguna informed Gandhi had high fever.

After reaching Babatpur Airport at 11 in the morning, , Gandhi, stood in an SUV greeting thousands of people for several hours who gathered as her cavalcade of cars drove slowly through the streets of city in a show of strength, before taking a break. It was announced some time later that she is unwell and would not continue with the road show. PM Modi tweeted to give good wishes to Gandhi for a quick recovery.

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