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Arun Jaitley Arun Jaitley Height: 1.7 m DOB: 28 December 1952

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.

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A master tactician, the late Arun Jaitley was posthumously awarded the Padma Vibushan on Saturday

Arun Jaitley, a sorely-missed warrior of the BJP

India | Jan 26, 2020, 12:03 AM IST

A master tactician, the late Arun Jaitley was posthumously awarded the Padma Vibushan on Saturday. Accepted as an intellect across the political spectrum, the BJP may be sorely missing the services of Arun Jaitley

Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously

Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously

India | Jan 25, 2020, 10:29 PM IST

Former Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley have been awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been awarded in the field of public affairs, while Sushma Swaraj who is former External Affairs ministers has also been awarded in the field of public affairs.

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Finance Minister to organise Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture on March 20 next year

India | Dec 28, 2019, 11:53 PM IST

The Finance Ministry will organise a conference 'Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture' on March 20 next year to pay tribute to the former finance minister.

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Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu launches book celebrating Arun Jaitley's legacy

India | Dec 28, 2019, 07:14 PM IST

India TV's Editor-In-Chief and Chairman Rajat Sharma was also present at the book launch ceremony of 'The Renaissance Man - The many facets of Arun Jaitley'.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unveils Arun Jaitley's statue in Patna

Statue of Arun Jaitley unveiled in Patna on his birth anniversary

India | Dec 28, 2019, 07:12 PM IST

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday unveiled a statue of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley in Patna on his 67th birth anniversary.

DDCA renames Feroz Shah Kotla as Arun Jaitley stadium; unveils Virat Kohli stand

DDCA renames Feroz Shah Kotla as Arun Jaitley stadium; unveils Virat Kohli stand

Cricket | Sep 12, 2019, 11:09 PM IST

DDCA also unveiled a new pavilion stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla after skipper Virat Kohli, who recently became the most successful India captain in Test cricket, surpassing MS Dhoni.

LIVE: DDCA pays tribute to Arun Jaitley, renames Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on former finance minister

Highlights: DDCA pays tribute to Arun Jaitley, renames Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on former finance minister

Cricket | Sep 12, 2019, 08:12 PM IST

The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) renamed the iconic Feroz Shah Kotla stadium as Arun Jaitley stadium. The state cricket board also unveiled a new pavilion stand at the stadium after India captain Virat Kohli.

DDCA set to rename Kotla stadium after Arun Jaitley; unveil Virat Kohli stand in mega event

DDCA set to rename Kotla stadium after Arun Jaitley; unveil Virat Kohli stand in mega event

Cricket | Sep 11, 2019, 11:15 PM IST

The unveiling ceremony, to be held at the Weightlifting Hall of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, will also see the Kotla stadium being renamed after former Finance Minister, late Arun Jaitley.

Latest Opinion News Prime Minister Narendra Modi, recalling Jaitley as 'mera chhota dost' (my young

Opinion | Aaj Ki Baat September 10 episode: All of us sorely miss the absence of Arun Jaitley

Sep 12, 2019, 12:05 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, recalling Jaitley as "mera chhota dost" (my young friend) said "I miss my young friend each moment...We all have so many memories about Arunji , but think about me who had a long association with him for 30-35 years".

Remembering Arun Jaitley: Top ministers recall memories

Remembering Arun Jaitley: PM Modi, top ministers recall memories with former minister

India | Sep 10, 2019, 07:00 PM IST

Top ministers on Tuesday remembered Arun Jaitley, their beloved colleague and former minister in the Modi government. The tributes were paid at a prayer meeting at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

Prayer meet in Arun Jaitley’s memory today

Arun Jaitley's prayer meet: India pays tributes to one of its finest leaders

India | Sep 03, 2019, 05:45 PM IST

Union ministers, NDA functionaries and BJP leaders attended a condolence prayer meet held in the memory of former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday. The prayer meet was held at Talkatora Stadium.

Arun Jaitley's statue to be installed in Bihar, says Nitish Kumar

Statue of Arun Jaitley to be installed in Bihar, announces Nitish Kumar

India | Aug 31, 2019, 11:06 PM IST

Nitish Kumar also said that Arun Jaitley's birth anniversary will every year be celebrated as a state function.

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Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla to be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium

Cricket | Aug 27, 2019, 05:05 PM IST

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.

PM Modi meets Arun Jaitley's family, pays tributes

PM Modi mourns friend Arun Jaitley's demise, meets family members

India | Aug 27, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited Late Arun Jaitley's residence. He paid tributes to the former finance minister and met his family members.

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Gautam Gambhir proposes renaming Yamuna Sports Complex after Arun Jaitley

Other Sports | Aug 26, 2019, 10:32 PM IST

In a letter to the Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal, Gambhir said the sports complex should be renamed after Jaitley for his contribution to nation-building and for his love for cricket.

Tijarawala, in a series of tweets, said BJP leader and

Babul Supriyo, Tijarawala among 11 who lost their phones at Nigambodh Ghat on Aug 25

India | Aug 26, 2019, 01:18 PM IST

Patanjali spokesperson SK Tijarawala took to Twitter on Monday to inform the Delhi Police that he, along with 10 other people, lost their mobile phones the previous evening.

Himachal Pradesh government declares two-day state mourning for Arun Jaitley

Himachal Pradesh government declares two-day state mourning for Arun Jaitley

India | May 19, 2020, 09:01 AM IST

The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday declared a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect for former finance minister Arun Jaitley who passed away on August 24. SPECIAL COVERAGE ON ARUN JAITLEY

Arun Jaitley's voice may no longer reverberate in Parliament, his presence will be remembered: Rahul

Arun Jaitley's voice may no longer reverberate in Parliament, his presence will be remembered: Rahul Gandhi

India | Aug 25, 2019, 05:59 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said former union minister Arun Jaitley's voice will no longer reverberate within the hallowed portals of Parliament, but his presence will be remembered.

Arun Jaitley cremated

Arun Jaitley consigned to flames; BJP bids farewell to its troubleshooter

India | Aug 25, 2019, 07:08 PM IST

Leaders across party lines were present to bid adieu to the former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Jaitley's son Rohan performed the last rites at New Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat. SPECIAL COVERAGE ON ARUN JAITLEY

Arun Jaitley is survived by his wife Sangeeta, daughter

Arun Jaitley begins his journey beyond, leaders across party lines bid farewell

India | Aug 25, 2019, 11:59 PM IST

Arun Jaitley funeral live News updates: Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley was cremated on Sunday at 03.30 pm at the Nigambodh Ghat. Jaitley is survived by his wife Sangeeta, daughter Sonali, and son Rohan. Stay tuned to this space as we bring to you latest updates on the cremation and last rites of the BJP leader. ARUN JAITLEY SPECIAL COVERAGE

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