Arun Jaitley Undergoes Surgery in US, Advised Two-Week Rest 

Jaitley underwent tests for soft tissue cancer this week, sources said.

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Union Minister Arun Jaitley has undergone surgery at a hospital in New York on Tuesday, 23 January, sources said.

He has been advised at least two weeks rest by the doctors, they added. Jaitley, 66, travelled to the United States on 13 January. He underwent tests for soft tissue cancer this week, sources said.

On Wednesday, Railways and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal was given the additional charge of Finance Ministry during Jaitley's absence.

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