Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS in New Delhi on Friday morning for medical checkup. Mr. Jaitley, 66, complained of breathing problem following which he was rushed to AIIMS and admitted to the intensive-care-unit of Cardio-Neuro center of the hospital.
Arun Jaitley’s health
Mr. Jaitley is suffering from diabetes and had a kidney transplant last year but his health remained a concern after the surgery. In February, he visited US for treatment and in May, he was admitted to AIIMS for health issues.
Arun Jaitley wrote to PM Modi that he was suffering from some serious health challenges and that he needed time to get proper treatment. He requested not to be assigned any responsibility in the new government citing health reasons.
Presently he’s getting treatment under the supervision of a multidisciplinary team of doctors and his condition is said to be haemodynamically stable.
Arun Jaitley’s career
Arun Jaitley is a renowned lawyer and a popular leader of BJP. In the party, he’s considered among the chief troubleshooters. In the last Modi government, he was given the responsibility of finance department and Mr. Jaitley successfully steered major economic legislations. Also, he strongly defended policies of the government on the floor of the parliament.
PM visited AIIMS
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Arun Jaitley in the AIIMS to inquire about his health. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also visited AIIMS to supervise the treatment of Mr. Jaitley. Senior BJP functionaries and leaders also rushed to AIIMS as soon as news of Mr. Jaitley getting admitted broke out. For more information please visit our latest trending News