Jaitley takes oath for fresh RS term

NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, took oath of office in Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's chamber in the Parliament for his new six years term in the Rajya Sabha.

The 65-year old Jaitley elected recently from Uttar Pradesh will take oath at special ceremony due to his health condition.

Jaitley was on April 3 once again appointed as the Leader of the Upper House following his re-election.

He has not been going to his North Block office since April 2.

On April 9, he underwent dialysis at AIIMS here and has been confined to a controlled environment' at home.

He had cancelled his scheduled foreign visits and had confirmed his illness in a tweet.

I am being treated for kidney related problems & certain infections that I have contracted, he had tweeted.


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