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Jaitley likely to attend house tomorrow for RS Dy Chairman election

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

of the Jaitley, who stepped aside as in May to undergo a kidney transplant, is likely to attend the House tomorrow to participate in the election for the Deputy Chairman's post, sources said.

This will be the Jaitley's first appearance in the Parliament during the ongoing monsoon session.

"Jaitleyji will be present in the house tomorrow to participate in the voting," a source said.

Jaitley, 65, who stopped attending office at the beginning of April, underwent a on May 14. On that day the charge of his ministry was given to for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on an interim basis.

Jaitley, a MP since 2000, was re-elected to the from in March.

Jaitley had undergone a bariatric soon after the BJP government came to power at the Centre in 2014. The was to treat weight gain that he suffered because of a long-standing diabetic condition.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 20:00 IST