New Delhi: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi’s mother, Paola Maino, passed away at her home in Italy on Saturday, August 27. The funeral took place on Tuesday, August 30, informed party communications in-charge, Jairam Ramesh, in a tweet on Wednesday.
Several leaders took to Twitter to offer their condolences to the Congress chief after senior leader Jairam Ramesh tweeted about the news.
Smt. Sonia Gandhi’s mother, Mrs. Paola Maino passed away at her home in Italy on Saturday the 27th August, 2022. The funeral took place yesterday.
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) August 31, 2022
Sonia Gandhi went abroad last week to meet her ailing mother. She is also slated to undergo medical checkups and treatment. Her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have accompanied her.