Arun Jaitley took oath again for his re-elected in Rajya Sabha , in the office. Jaitley has been undergoing treatment for his kidney problem, was seen taking the oath in office in the chambers of Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu. He was elected to the Upper House of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh last month. “Took oath of office as Rajya Sabha Member representing Uttar Pradesh, April 15, 2018,” Jaitely wrote on his twitter account. Union Ministers Ananth Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goel, Hardeep S Puri, Vijay Goel and Shiv Pratap Shukla, and Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is the leader of the opposition were all present during the ceremony.
Rajya Sabha members Bhupender Yadav, Jagdambika Pal, Conrad Sangma (now Meghalaya chief minister) and former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa also attended the ceremony. Arun’s poor health had stopped him from swearing the oath, but he was able to attend the ceremony now. He has not visited the North block office because of his illness since April 2.
He also had to cancel his foreign visits because he had to take treatment for his illness. He has already undergone bariatric surgery to treat his problems with weight gain and a existing diabetic condition.