Jaitley returns home after medical treatment in US


Association Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday came back to India in the wake of going through about a month in the US where he experienced medicinal treatment.

“Pleased to be back home,” Jaitley said in a tweet. In his nonappearance, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has been given the charge of the Ministry of Finance on a brief premise.

On February 1, when Goyal displayed the Interim Budget, Jaitley by means of video meeting told correspondents that he was showing signs of improvement and would return soon.

Jaitley, 66, who is convalescing from a medical procedure, has displayed the last five Budgets of the Narendra Modi government.

Goyal was given extra charge of Finance Ministry on January 23, 10 days after Jaitley left for the US.

As per the prior course of the President of India, Goyal will keep on holding the arrangement of Finance and Corporate Affairs on a transitory premise “amid the time of indisposition of Arun Jaitley”. There is no affirmation as to if and when Jaitley will continue work.

Jaitley had a renal transplant medical procedure on May 14, 2018. In his nonappearance, Goyal was given the extra charge of the Finance Ministry between May 14 and August 22, 2018.

Prior, in September 2014, Jaitley experienced gastric detour medical procedure for diabetes the board.