Former finance minister Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS, PM Modi reaches hospital

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi for a medical check-up.
Arun Jaitley

Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been admitted to AIIMS’s Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences and his condition was “stable”.

Former Union Finance Minister complained of uneasiness and weakness.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other top BJP leaders visited the hospital to inquire about his condition.

“Jaitley was admitted to the cardiology department of AIIMS at 10 a.m. for a medical check-up. He is being monitored by a team of endocrinologist, nephrologist and cardiologist,” a senior doctor at AIIMS said.

Jaitley’s family members are present at the VIP room of the Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre in AIIMS.

Union health minister Harshvardhan visited AIIMS on Friday evening to check up on Arun Jaitley.

Arun Jaitley has been unwell for a large part of the last two years. Last year, Arun Jaitley took a three-month sabbatical to undergo a kidney transplant, following which he was put under isolation. Earlier, in 2014, Arun Jaitley underwent bariatric surgery to correct the weight he had gained because of a long-standing diabetic condition.

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