Jaitley checked in to the Max Institute private hospital on Sunday night for a routine post-operative examination, Dr Pardeep Chowbey informed, adding that the Union Minister was expected to leave hospital either later on Monday or on Tuesday

61-year-old Jaitley had been admitted to the hospital in Saket on September 1 evening and the following day an elective laparoscopic procedure was carried out on him.

Jaitley has been a diabetic for last few years. In fact, the Union Minister had undergone a series of routine blood and cardiac investigations before the surgery.

Jaitley had to skip a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations in Australia last weekend after gastric bypass surgery to treat weight gain he has suffered because of a long-standing diabetic condition.

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