PM Modi visits Arun Jaitley after he opts out of new Govt
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Union Minister Arun Jaitley at his residence in New Delhi this evening, ANI reported.
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the residence of Arun Jaitley. pic.twitter.com/iy6zn8EbjI
— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2019
Sources said, the Prime Minister inquired about the health of ailing Jaitley and asked him to reconsider his decision and remain in the government. The meeting lasted nearly 30 minutes.
Earlier, Jaitley had written to Prime Minister Modi requesting not to include him in the new government due to health reasons.
I have today written a letter to the Hon’ble Prime Minister, a copy of which I am releasing: pic.twitter.com/8GyVNDcpU7
— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) May 29, 2019
On Thursday, PM Modi will take oath along with a new council of ministers for a second term.