Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday wished Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speedy recovery. Jaitley on Monday successfully underwent Kidney Transplant surgery at AIIMS, reports said.
“Best wishes to @arunjaitley Ji for a speedy recovery,” Banerjee tweeted.
The hospital, in a press statement, said the operation was successful and both Jaitley and the donor were stable and are recovering well.
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Best wishes to @arunjaitley Ji for a speedy recovery
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) May 14, 2018
Jaitley was admitted to the hospital on Saturday. The minister, who was suffering from a kidney ailment, has been undergoing dialysis for the last one month. The dialysis, doctors said, was necessitated to ensure that the build-up of wastes and toxins within the body was effectively removed.
Jaitley had confirmed his illness in a tweet on Apr 6 and said, “I am being treated for kidney-related problems & certain infections that I have contracted.”