Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s mother Paola Maino passed away on Saturday, 27 August at her residence in Italy. His last rites were performed on Tuesday.
The Congress president had gone out last week to meet her mother, who has turned 90.
“Mrs. Sonia Gandhi’s mother Mrs. Paola Maino passed away on Saturday 27 August 2022 at her home in Italy. The last rites took place yesterday,” AICC General Secretary Jairam Ramesh said on Twitter.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to Mrs. Gandhi and wrote on Twitter, “Condoling the passing of her mother Mrs. Paola Maino to Sonia Gandhi. May her soul rest in peace. My condolences to the entire family in this hour of grief.”
Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are already abroad and have visited their hometowns.