Former finance minister Arun Jaitley breathed his last on August 24, 2019. He was 66. Jaitley had been undergoing treatment at the AIIMS for several weeks. In the Vajpayee government (1998–2004), he held the cabinet portfolios of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Commerce and Industry and Law and Justice. Since 1991, he has been a member of the national executive of BJP and became the spokesperson of the saffron party during the period preceding the 1999 Lok Sabha election. From 2009 to 2014 he served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha. He is also a senior advocate in the Supreme Court. Since 1987, he has been practicing law before the Supreme Court of India and several High Courts in the country. Early life: In 1973, Arun Jaitley graduated with a honours degree in commerce, BCom from Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi. In 1977, he passed his LLB degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. At the Delhi University, Jaitley was an Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) student leader and in 1974, rose to be the President of the Students Union of Delhi University. He was under preventive detention for a period of 19 months during the period of proclamation of Internal Emergency (1975–77). After getting out of jail, he joined the Jan Sangh.read more
Union home minister Amit Shah today paid tribute to Arun Jaitley on his 68th birth anniversary in Delhi. He also unveiled a six-feet statue of the late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, formerly known as the Feroz Shah
Arun Jaitley was my friend, philosopher and guide IndiaTV Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma remembers Arun Jaitley on his first death anniversary.
Arun Ji diligently served India. His wit, intellect, legal acumen and warm personality were legendary, tweets PM Narendra Modi on the first death anniversary of Arun Jaitley.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at prayer meet for late Arun Jaitley in Delhi: I never thought a day will come when I'll have to pay tribute to my friend.
Arun Jaitley Prayer Meet: PM Modi, Amit Shah pays tribute to former Union Minister
Arun Jaitley Prayer Meet: Sharad Pawar, D Raja and others pays tribute to former Union Minister
Prayer meeting organized in memory of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley. The former Union Minister expired on August 24.
Prayer meeting organized in memory of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley. Several ministers including Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and others were present during the event.
The Feroz Shah Kotla stadium will be renamed as Arun Jaitley stadium in the memory of the former DDCA president, who passed away on Saturday.
Amit Shah expressed condolences to the bereaved family of Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley. PM Modi to visit Arun Jaitley's residence shortly.
Ashes of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley immersed in Haridwar by his son Rohan. Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat, India TV Chairman and Editor-in Chief Rajat Sharma and Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal also present.
Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours at Nigambodh Ghat. He had been a key member of PM Modi's Cabinet in the BJP government's first term.
Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours at Nigambodh Ghat. The former Union Minister passed away on Aug 24 at AIIMS hospital in Delhi
India TV Chairman, Rajat Sharma attends close friend Arun Jaitley's funeral ceremony. Other top leader including Amit Shah, Rajnath and others were also present.
VIce President breaks down during cremation ceremony of Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley. Other top leaders including Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and others also present at cremation site.
Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away on Aug 24 at AIIMS hospital in Delhi. His mortal remains brought to Nigambodh Ghat where cremation will be done.
Former finance minister Arun Jaitley left for the heavenly abode on Saturday. Arun Jaitley was 66. The news of his demise came as a shock and left the nation teary-eyed. Jaitley, who was battling illness for a long time, was being treated at AIIMS
IndiaTV chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma remembers Arun Jaitley, says for me he was a friend, philosopher and guide for 45 yrs.
Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away on Aug 24 at AIIMS hospital in Delhi. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Swami Ramdev condole the demise of Arun Jaitley
Mortal remains of Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley brought to BJP HQ. Top BJP leaders including Arjun Munda and Chaudhary Birender Singh remember Former Union Minister