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Arun Jaitley’s health condition has deteriorated

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New Delhi:  The health of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who is admitted to AIIMS, deteriorated on Friday, hospital sources said.

Arun Jaitley was rushed to All India Institute of Medical Sciences on August 9 after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness. AIIMS has not issued any bulletin on Arun Jaitley’s health since August 10.

Hospital sources on Tuesday said he is on life support. A multidisciplinary team of doctors is monitoring his condition.

Several prominent leaders, including Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani, Jitendra Singh and Ram Vilas Paswan, President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Congress’s Abhishek Singhvi and Jyotiraditya Scindia and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat have visited the hospital in recent days to enquire about Jaitley’s health and meet his family members.

Jaitley, a lawyer by profession, had been a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet in the BJP government’s first term. He held the finance and defence portfolios, and often acted as the chief troubleshooter of the government.

Arun Jaitley did not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election, presumably because of his ill-health. In May this year, Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS for treatment.

He had undergone a renal transplant on May 14 last year at AIIMS with Railways Minister Piyush Goyal filling in for him in the finance ministry at that time. Arun Jaitley, who had stopped attending office since early April last year, was back in the finance ministry on August 23, 2018.

In September 2014, he underwent bariatric surgery to correct the weight he had gained because of a long-standing diabetic condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Magha Purnima: know the religious significance & worship time

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The Magh Purnima date is on 27 February Saturday. Magh Purnima Tithi has special significance in Hinduism. On this day, bathing in the holy river and performing charity will attain salvation. According to Hindu belief, those who bathe on Magh Purnima get happiness and good fortune and child happiness. On Magh Purnima, donations, havans, fasts, and chanting are done. Let’s know about Magh Purnima Tithi Muhurta and its importance.

Magh Purnima originates from the name of Magha Nakshatra. It is believed that during the month of Magha, the gods come to earth and take human form, bathe, donate and chant in Prayag. Therefore, it is said that taking a Ganges bath in Prayag on this day fulfills all desires and attains salvation. According to the statements written in the scriptures, if there is Pushya Nakshatra on the day of Magha Purnima, then the importance of this date increases further.

Magh Purnima 2021

Magha Purnima starts – 26 February, Friday evening from 03:49 minutes.

Magh Purnima ends – 27 February, Saturday afternoon till 01:46 minutes.

 

  • On the day of Magha Purnima, one should bath in any holy river, reservoir before sunrise in the morning.
  • After bathing, chanting Surya Mantra should be offered to the Sun God.
  • After bathing, one should worship Lord Madhusudan by taking a vow.
  • During the mid-day, poor people and Brahmins should be given food and give alms.
  • Sesame seeds and black sesame seeds should be given exclusively to charity.
  • Havan with black sesame seeds and Pitras with black sesame should be offered in the month of Magha.
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