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17 Jan 2019

Congress wishes speedy recovery to Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley

Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley undergo treatment; wishes pour

On Wednesday, the official Twitter handle of Congress sent best wishes to senior BJP leaders Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, both of whom are undergoing treatment after an illness.

Earlier in the day, Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted the party was 100% with the family of Jaitley, during these adverse times.

Jaitley flew to New York for treatment while Shah is recuperating at AIIMS.

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Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley undergo treatment; wishes pour
Jaitley would be back to present budget: Report

Jaitley's health

Jaitley would be back to present budget: Report

Jaitley, who had a kidney transplant last year, went to the States for a normal health check-up. He is expected to be back by end of next week and no one has been given reins of Finance Ministry till then.

As confusion loomed over Union Finance Budget, NDA's last before general elections, a report in IE claimed Jaitley would present it after returning.

Wishes

RaGa, Omar Abdullah, Salman Khurshid wished Jaitley well

The interim budget would be presented on February 1.

Apart from RaGa, other political leaders also wished Jaitley speedy recovery.

Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted his father and NC family hope Jaitley gets well soon while senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid wrote he was concerned for the minister.

"Pray for quick and full recovery to serve the nation," Khurshid tweeted.

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We are with your family, tweets RaGa

Separately, Shah contracts swine flu, gets admitted to AIIMS

Shah's health

Separately, Shah contracts swine flu, gets admitted to AIIMS

Meanwhile, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday revealed he was suffering from swine flu. "With God's grace and your love and wishes, I hope to recover soon," he tweeted.

He was taken to AIIMS and his health is being monitored by the institution's director Randeep Guleria. Reportedly, Shah complained of chest congestion and breathing issues.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted he spoke to Shah.

Casting political acrimony aside, Congress wishes health to Jaitley, Shah

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Ravi Shankar Prasad is also unwell

Notably, BJP has planned a massive election campaign in West Bengal with a series of rallies. Shah was supposed to address a rally on January 20.

On a related note, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is also undergoing treatment at AIIMS. He complained of chest congestion a few days ago and was admitted to ICU. His condition is stable now, reports claimed.

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What is swine flu?

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Swine flu is a respiratory disease caused by a strain of H1N1 influenza. The symptoms include high fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, and chills.

Where is Amit Shah admitted?

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Amit Shah, who contracted swine flu, is undergoing treatment at AIIMS.

Why did Arun Jaitley go to the United States?

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Arun Jaitley went to the US for a regular health check-up. He had a kidney transplant last year.

Who will present the union budget?

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Reports claim Arun Jaitley would be back before February 1 and will present the interim budget.

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