NEW DELHI (AP) - A top Indian official says Sonia Gandhi, the leader of the ruling Congress Party and the country's most powerful politician, has been discharged from a hospital after falling ill during a debate in Parliament.
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad says Gandhi underwent a series of medical tests during the five hours she spent in the hospital Monday and was then allowed to return home.
Azaid said Tuesday that Gandhi had been suffering from fever for two days, but still decided to deliver Monday's parliamentary speech. Doctors have advised her to rest for a few days.
Gandhi was born in Italy and rose to power after the killing of her husband, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
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