Priyanka Gandhi Vadra undergoes successful gall stone surgery

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Monday successfully underwent surgery at a city hospital here to remove gall stones.

"During a routine check-up, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was found to have stones in the gall bladder and elective (planned) gall bladder surgery was done this morning successfully," said D.S. Rana, chairman of Sir Gangaram hospital, where the surgery was done.

Priyanka, 41, was admitted to the hospital Sunday and is stable now, said informed sources. A decision on her discharge would be taken Tuesday after a check-up.

The surgery was conducted by a team of doctors from the hospital's institute of minimal access surgery department, led by Praveen Bhatia, said informed sources.

Among those who visited her in the hospital were her mother, her brother and party vice president Rahul Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra, the sources said.