Arun Jaitley discharged from AIIMS after kidney transplant


Nation Next Newsroom | Jun 5, 2018 2:02

Union Minister Arun Jaitley was discharged from AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) on Monday after a successful kidney transplant..
Arun Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley was discharged from AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) on Monday after a successful kidney transplant. The minister, in a tweet, expressed his happiness on returning home and also thanked the staff at AIIMS for taking good care of him.

Jaitley, 65, was admitted at AIIMS on May 12 and underwent a kidney transplant on May 14. After being at the hospital from nearly three weeks, Jaitley was discharged today. The doctors, however, will keep visiting the minister’s house regularly to monitor his condition.

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Arun Jaitley is expected to start working soon and resume his duties as the finance minister by mid-July. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is holding an additional charge of the finance ministry in Jaitley’s absence.