Live Updates – Arun Jaitley’s Death At 66
It is a sad day for BJP and Indian citizens as BJP Veteran leader and Former Finance Finance Minister under the NDA-I government, Arun Jaitley passed away today at AIIMS Hospital, New Delhi.
Arun Jaitley, was rushed to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on August 9 after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness.
On August 19, BJP veteran L.K. Advani, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, U.P. Governor Anandiben Patel, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal and BJP MP Maneka Gandhi visited the hospital to know about Mr. Jaitley’s health.
In May 2019, Mr. Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS for treatment. He had undergone a renal transplant on May 14, 2018 at AIIMS with Railways Minister Piyush Goyal filling in for him in the Finance Ministry at that time.In September 2014, he underwent bariatric surgery to correct the weight he had gained because of a long-standing diabetic condition.
Mr. Jaitley did not contest in the recently concluded Lok Sabha Elections due to his health issues.
Bad news for BJP as it loses two great leaders in Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley who were critical Cabinet contributors in the first government under PM Narendra Modi between 2014-2019.
Indeed, the Arun Jaitley death news is true as there were a lot of speculations about his ill health for a lot of time now.
HD Devegowda Tweet’s Condoling Arun Jaitley’s death at 66!
It is shocking to learn about the sad demise of one of the tallest leaders of our country @arunjaitley, the former Union Minister who had held the portfolios of Finance, Defence, Corporate Affairs,Commerce and Industry and Law and Justice. A great loss to our Nation.#ArunJaitley
— H D Devegowda (@H_D_Devegowda) August 24, 2019
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Condoles Arun Jaitley’s Death!
Deeply saddened to know of untimely demise of former Union minister and senior BJP leader, Sh #ArunJaitley. My heartfelt condolences to his family members. May God give them strength. May his soul rest in peace.
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) August 24, 2019
Amit Shah Cuts Short Hyderabad Trip
Amit Shah flies back to New Delhi in a short time to be a part of Arun Jaitley’s funeral ceremonies and last rites.
Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee Expresses Condolences
Extremely saddened at the passing away of Arun Jaitley Ji, after a battle bravely borne. An outstanding Parliamentarian & a brilliant lawyer, appreciated across parties. His contribution to Indian polity will be remembered. My condolences to his wife, children, friends & admirers
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 24, 2019
Amit Shah Shares His Condolences!
HM Amit Shah: Deeply pained by the demise of #ArunJaitley ji. It is like a personal loss for me. I have not only lost a senior party leader but also an important family member who will forever be a guiding light for me. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/Bka1NevxLO
— ANI (@ANI) August 24, 2019
Actor Parvathy Nair Condoles Arun Jaitley’s Death
— Parvati (@paro_nair) August 24, 2019
Odisha BJP Leader Sambit Patra Shares Condolences on Twitter
Unimaginable loss for Indian Politics!#ArunJaitley a man who donned many Hats ..a man who mesmerised all around Him ..a man who mentored many …a man for whom you felt knew almost about everything under the Sun ..is no more with us
His life was an inspiration indeed
ॐ शांति? pic.twitter.com/5Hu39zL3qr
— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) August 24, 2019
We at The News Crunch mourn the demise of a great leader and wish his soul rests in peace.
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