Amit Shah, senior BJP leaders visit Arun Jaitley at AIIMS

Updated: Aug 17, 2019, 17:08 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Arun Jaitley was admitted to the hospital after he complained of weakness and palpitation on August 9

Amit Shah, senior BJP leaders visit Arun Jaitley at AIIMS
Arun Jaitley in a file picture from AFP

New Delhi: On Friday, Union Ministers Amit Shah and Harsh Vardhan visited All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) to inquire about former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's health condition. The 66-year-old was said to be in a critical condition after he was admitted to the hospital after he complained of weakness and palpitation on August 9.

While Amit Shah left the hospital premises, Vardhan was present there even but left soon. Earlier in the evening, President Ram Nath Kovind and Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey too, visited the hospital to inquire about the former Finance Minister's condition.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and other senior officials from the ministry went on to check on the ailing minister soon after Jaitley was admitted to AIIM'S Intensive Care Unit (ICU) last week.

The hospital has not yet issued any bulletin on the leader's health. On August 10, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on visiting him, was informed by the doctors that he is responding to the treatment and is stable. Owing to his health conditions Jaitley did not fight the elections this year. 

Also Read: Shashi Tharoor wishes speedy recovery to Arun Jaitley

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