Rahul Gandhi wishes Arun Jaitley speedy recovery after finance minister leaves for US for 'regular medical checkup'

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday wished a speedy recovery to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who left for the US for a medical check-up.

Rahul, who sent his best wishes to Jaitley, said he and the Congress party stood with him and his family during this difficult period.

"I'm upset to hear Arun Jaitley Ji is not well. We fight him on a daily basis for his ideas. However, I and the Congress party send him our love and best wishes for a speedy recovery. We are with you and your family 100% during this difficult period Mr Jaitley (sic)," Gandhi wrote on Twitter.

Jaitley, 66, who had a kidney transplant operation and follow-up check-ups at AIIMS last year, left for the US on Sunday night for a "regular medical checkup", sources said, adding that he would be back by this weekend.

This is Jaitley's first overseas visit since his kidney ailment was confirmed in April last year.

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Updated Date: Jan 17, 2019 08:55:49 IST

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