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Avasan / Jaitley died at age 66; In Bahrain, Modi said- I am sitting sofar and my friend Arun is gone

  • Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS since 9 August, he breathed his last on Saturday afternoon at 12: 7.
  • Jaitley was undergoing treatment for soft tissue cancer, for which he also went to New York in January.
  • Jaitley's body will be kept in the party office after 10 am on Sunday, the funeral will take place after noon.
  • Prime Minister Modi in UAE spoke to Jaitley's wife and son over phone, Jaitley's family asked him not to cancel the foreign tour
  • Modi said- Jaitley gave financial strength to the country, I lost my priceless friend
  • President Ramnath Kovind said- Jaitley was an excellent lawyer, mature MP and excellent minister

new Delhi. Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley died in Delhi AIIMS on Saturday. He was 66. He breathed his last at 12 o'clock in the afternoon. Jaitley, who had undergone a kidney transplant, developed cancer. They were placed on a life support system. Jaitley's body was kept at his residence. After 10 am on Sunday, it will be taken to the BJP headquarters for a final visit. The funeral will be held at Nigambodh Ghat later in the afternoon.

Modi became emotional in memory of Arun Jaitley addressing the Indian community in Bahrain. He said, "I am standing in the middle of you pressing a pain. We went together from student to public life. Stay connected with each other every moment, keep battling together. The friend with whom he did this left the country today. Can't imagine sitting so far away and a friend of mine left. It is a moment of great dilemma. But I am full of duty on one side and friendship on the other side. I pay tribute to friend Arun from the land of Bahrain. May God give strength to his family. "Earlier, he spoke to Jaitley's wife and son over the phone. Both appealed to Modi not to cancel his foreign tour.

The leaders paid tribute to Jaitley

At Jaitley's residence, President Ram Nath Kovind, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, LK Advani, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Milind Deora, JP Nadda, Ram Vilas Paswan, Chirag Paswan, Prakash Javadekar, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogi Adityanath, Including Naveen Patnaik, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Vijendra Gupta, Shazia Ilmi, Shahnawaz Hussain, Manoj Tiwari, Gautam Gambhir, S. Jaishankar, Dr. Harsh Vardhan E leaders were present to pay homage.

"His significant contribution in making the country"
tweeted President Ramnath Kovind, "I am shocked to hear the news of Jaitley's death." He was an outstanding lawyer, well-settled MP and outstanding minister. He contributed significantly in making the country. His departure has created an emptiness in the world of politics and intellectuals. ''

Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS on August 9 after suffering from shortness of breath. Jaitley was undergoing treatment for soft tissue cancer. He went to New York on 13 January to treat the disease and returned in February. Jaitley had tweeted after returning from America for treatment - happy to be home. He also stopped going to the office in April 2018. His kidney (kidney) transplant was also done at AIIMS on 14 May 2018, he was also suffering from sugar. Jaitley's bariatric surgery was also done in September 2014 due to weight gain.

Jaitley , who did not attend the BJP's victory celebrations, was admitted to AIIMS six months ago for investigation. He was advised by doctors to go to the UK and US for treatment. After the party's victory in the Lok Sabha elections, he was not even seen in the program held in the BJP office. He did not even attend the cabinet meeting. In May 2019, he told Modi that he would not be able to join the new government. After this, Modi reached home to meet him.

A graduate in 1973,
Jaitley's father Maharaja Kishan Jaitley and mother Ratan Prabha became president of the student union a year later . Jaitley's father was also a lawyer. Jaitley did his schooling from St. Xavier's School in New Delhi. Graduated from Shri Ram College of Commerce in 1973. Arun Jaitley was the convener of the National Committee set up in 1973 for the entire revolution movement of Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan against corruption.

He was married to Sangeeta on 24 May 1982. They have a son Rohan and daughter Sonali. Jaitley served as Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Law, Justice and Company Affairs in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, he lost from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat to Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh. Despite this, he was made the Minister of Finance and Defense in the Modi government. He also handled the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, he decided not to contest due to health reasons.

66 years of Jaitley
Birth: December 28, 1952
1973: Graduation from Shri Ram College, Delhi.
1974: Became president of Delhi University Students Union.
1975: Arrested during Emergency.
1977: Law degree from Delhi University. Started advocacy. Became All India Secretary of ABVP.
1980: Joined BJP.
1990: Became Additional Solicitor General. Argued in the Bofors case.
1991: Joined BJP's National Executive.
1998: Joined Indian delegation to UN General Assembly.
1999: Ministry of Disinvestment with Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge) in Vajpayee Government.
2000: Reaches the Rajya Sabha. Also took charge of the Ministry of Law.
2006: Re-elected Rajya Sabha MP.
2009: Became leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha. Abandoned advocacy.
2012: Became Rajya Sabha MP for the third time.
2014: Also took charge of Ministry of Defense along with Finance in Modi Government.
2018: Kidney transplanted.
24 August 2019: Died at AIIMS Hospital in Delhi.

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