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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Undergoes Kidney Transplant Jaitley has been suffering from a renal ailment and was undergoing dialysis for some time now

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FINANCE MINISTER Arun Jaitley has undergone a successful kidney transplant surgery and is now stable, a statement from his hospital said.

Jaitley, 65, has been suffering from a renal ailment and was undergoing dialysis for some time now.

“The surgery has been successful. Both the recipient and donor and stable and recovering well,” the All India Institute of Medical Sciences said in a statement.

On April 5, Jaitley had informed about his ailment via a tweet after he cancelled his trip to London for the annual economic dialogue.

Jaitley is one of the most senior members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and also of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. In 2014, he had undergone a gastric bypass surgery to keep his diabetes under control.

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