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Union minister Maneka Gandhi diagnosed with gall bladder stones, admitted to Delhi AIIMS

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi Was Diagnosed With Gall Bladder Stones After Complaining Of Stomach Pain In Her Pilibhit Constituency On Friday, Following Which She Was Admitted To AIIMS In Delhi For Treatment.

PTI | Updated on: 02 Jun 2017, 11:23:58 PM
A file photo of Union minister Maneka Gandhi.

New Delhi:

Union minister Maneka Gandhi was diagnosed with gall bladder stones after complaining of stomach pain in her Pilibhit constituency on Friday, following which she was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi for treatment. 

The women and child development minister has been admitted to a private ward, according to sources at AIIMS.

"A team of doctors has examined her. Her condition is fine and she will be under observation at AIIMS for a day or so. The treatment for gall bladder stone will continue," the woman and child development ministry said in a statement.

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Gandhi had complained of stomach pain this morning and was taken to the district hospital. An ultrasound there detected stones in her gall bladder, district magistrate Sheetal Verma said.

Thereafter, she was flown back to Delhi for medical treatment. The 60-year-old Gandhi had held a meeting with the DM and the Superintendent of Police at Pilibhit. She then went to a guest house at Bisalpur road where she complained of uneasiness, breathing trouble and stomach pain.

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First Published : 02 Jun 2017, 11:18:00 PM

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