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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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Delhi: BJP holds condolence meet for former Finance Minister Arun Jaitely

News | Sep 11, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

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

News | Sep 10, 2019, 07:47 PM IST

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

News | Sep 10, 2019, 08:03 PM IST

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

News | Sep 10, 2019, 06:59 PM IST

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 Arun Jaitley, PM Modi to arrive at the event shortly

News | Sep 10, 2019, 05:58 PM IST

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.

Hindustan Hamara| August 27, 2019

News | Aug 27, 2019, 06:05 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.

Amit Shah expressed condolences to the bereaved family of Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley

News | Aug 27, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

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

News | Aug 26, 2019, 05:39 PM IST

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.

RIP Arun Jaitley: A look into the life of the Former Finance Minister

News | Aug 25, 2019, 07:53 PM IST

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

News | Aug 25, 2019, 07:54 PM IST

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

News | Aug 25, 2019, 02:57 PM IST

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

News | Aug 25, 2019, 02:41 PM IST

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.

Mortal remains of Arun Jaitley brought to Nigambodh Ghat, cremation to take place shortly

News | Aug 25, 2019, 02:32 PM IST

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.

Lost a friend, philosopher and guardian: Rajat Sharma's emotional tribute to Arun Jaitley | Watch

Aaj Ki Baat | Aug 25, 2019, 04:37 PM IST

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

News | Aug 25, 2019, 01:28 PM IST

IndiaTV chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma remembers Arun Jaitley, says for me he was a friend, philosopher and guide for 45 yrs.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Swami Ramdev condole the demise of Arun Jaitley

News | Aug 25, 2019, 01:47 PM IST

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

BJP leader Arjun Munda and Birender Singh remember Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley

News | Aug 25, 2019, 01:47 PM IST

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

BJP MP Babul Supriyo remembers Arun Jaitley, says his demise is a big loss to the nation

News | Aug 25, 2019, 01:46 PM IST

Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley passed away on Aug 24 at AIIMS hospital in Delhi, BJP MP Babul Supriyo remembers him and says that his demise is a big loss to nation.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani condoles the death of Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley

News | Aug 25, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away on Aug 24 at AIIMS hospital in Delhi.

Amit Shah and other top leaders pay last tribute to Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley

News | Aug 25, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

Arun Jaitley, former finance minister and senior BJP leader, will be cremated today at the Nigambodh Ghat, Delhi. The senior leader passed away on August 24.

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