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Arun Jaitley, Former Finance Minister and BJP Veteran, Passes Away at 66 | LIVE Updates – News18



Jaitley did not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election, because of his ill-health. In May this year, Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS for treatment. He had undergone a renal transplant on May 14 last year at AIIMS with Railways Minister Piyush Goyal filling in for him in the finance ministry at that time.

Jaitley, who had stopped attending office since early April last year, was back in the finance ministry on August 23, 2018. In September 2014, he underwent bariatric surgery to correct the weight he had gained because of a long-standing diabetic condition.

Arun Jaitley, Former Finance Minister and BJP Veteran, Passes Away at 66 | LIVE Updates – News18

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