Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi go abroad for her check-up

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi go abroad for her check-up

NEW DELHI: Congress president

Sonia Gandhi

on Saturday left on an

overseas trip

for her annual medical check-up, accompanied by

son Rahul Gandhi

.

In a tweet, AICC said: “Congress president Sonia Gandhi is travelling today onwards for a routine follow up & medical check-up, which was deferred due to the pandemic. She is accompanied by

Rahul Gandhi

. We take this opportunity to thank everyone for their concern & good wishes.”

The two will miss the opening part of the Parliament session starting Monday in which Congress is set to oppose three ordinances passed by the Narendra Modi government concerning agriculture and grain markets. Congress has accused the Modi government of using these legislations to defeat the “green revolution” and stangle the farmers.

Addressing a press conference,

AICC spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

said that BJP’s actions have made it clear that it is setting up an “East India company” for its crony capitalists.

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