Government sources said Modi was in touch with Jaitley's family to get updates on his health throughout the day today.
Jaitley underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery at AIIMS this morning.
"The surgery has been successful. Both the recipient and the donor are stable and recovering well," a statement from Aarti Vij, the head of the media and protocol division of the AIIMS, said.
Jaitley has been unwell for a while and was undergoing treatment at AIIMS.
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