Mumbai, 4 August: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today underwent a surgery for lung ailment at a hospital here.
The 71-year-old Congress leader was admitted to the Breach Candy hospital last night, sources close to him told PTI.
Details of his ailment were not immediately known, but the sources said he would be discharged in a day or two. “Mr Shinde would be attending the Monsoon Session of Parliament,” they said.However, it was not known when he would be leaving for Delhi.
The senior Congress leader had met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Secretary Jayant Banthia and other senior government officials yesterday and also attended an Iftar party hosted by Mr Chavan at the Haj House. pti