Piyush Goyal Appointed as Temporary Finance Minister - NTv
Wed, Jan 23, 2019, 09:41 PM
PM Narendra Modi has appointed Piyush Goel as temporary Finance Minister in place of Arun Jaitley. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is facing health issues and this forced Modi to look at the other option of a temporary Finance Minister as there is a need to table the budget in the Parliament on 1 st February. Arun Jaitley is said to have expressed that he can table the budget, but it needs lot of time to read out the budget in the Parliament. Hence, Piyush Goel is chosen as the temporary Finance Minister.