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Rahul Gandhi wishes Arun Jaitley speedy recovery

India Blooms 2018-05-14 18:09:27


New Delhi, May 14 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday wished Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speedy recovery after he underwent a kidney transplant surgery here.

"I’m happy to hear that Jaitley ji’s kidney transplant surgery, today at AIIMS, went well. I wish him a speedy recovery," Gandhi tweeted.

I’m happy to hear that Jaitley ji’s kidney transplant surgery, today at AIIMS, went well. I wish him a speedy recovery.https://t.co/8LJsyZuv2t

— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 14, 2018

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also wished Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley a speedy recovery.

"Best wishes to @arunjaitley Ji for a speedy recovery," Banerjee tweeted.

Jaitley on Monday successfully underwent Kidney Transplant surgery at AIIMS, reports said.

The hospital, in a press statement, said the operation was successful and  both Jaitley and the donor were stable and are recovering well.

“Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon’ble Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs underwent renal transplant surgery today at AIIMS Delhi. The surgery has been successful. Both the recipient and donor and stable and recovering well,"   Aarti Vij, chairperson of the media and protocol division said.

Jaitley was admitted to the hospital on Saturday.

The minister, who was suffering from a kidney ailment, has been undergoing dialysis for the last one month.

The dialysis, doctors said, was necessitated to ensure that the build-up of wastes and toxins within the body was effectively removed.

Jaitley had confirmed his illness in a tweet on Apr 6 and said, “I am being treated for kidney-related problems & certain infections that I have contracted."

 

Image: Congress Twitter page