Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday sought postponement "by a few weeks" for appearing before the Enforcement Directorate till complete recovery from Covid-19 and a lung infection.
Sonia Gandhi who had been undergoing treatment at Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital from June 12 was discharged on June 20. She had developed profuse bleeding from the nose following the COVID infection and had also undergone a follow-up surgery.
"Since she has been strictly advised rest at home following her hospitalisation on account of Covid and lung infection, Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has written to ED seeking the postponement of her appearance there by a few weeks till she has recovered completely," Congress' communications-in-charge Jairam Ramesh tweeted.
Sonia Gandhi has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday in the National Herald money laundering case in which her son and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi was questioned for 5 days.