Arun Jaitley indisposed; Piyush Goyal appointed as interim Finance Minister

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In addition to his existing portfolios, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal will temporarily hold the portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley, during the period of indisposition, according to a communique from Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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Jaitley will be designated as ‘Minister without portfolio’ during the period of his indisposition or till such time he is able to resume his work as Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs, the statement said.

Jaitley is currently in the US.

(With ANI inputs)

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