Arun Jaitley was under treatment for over a fortnight (Mint file)
Arun Jaitley was under treatment for over a fortnight (Mint file)

Arun Jaitley's last rites on Sunday

  • The cremation will take place on Sunday at New Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat
  • The former union minister passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after a prolonged illness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PTI file)
Arun Jaitley (PTI file)
Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday at the age of 66 (PTI)
Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday at the age of 66 (PTI)

India Inc mourns Arun Jaitley's demise, hails his reform measures

  • A gifted orator, dynamic parliamentarian, champion of public policy and a man with an invaluable ability to connect with people: Adani group chairman Gautam Adani
  • India has lost one of the finest political leaders and a legal luminary: Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal

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Home minister Amit Shah with BJP working president JP Nadda and petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan addresses the media outside Arun Jaitley's residence, in New Delhi on Saturday (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Home minister Amit Shah with BJP working president JP Nadda and petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan addresses the media outside Arun Jaitley's residence, in New Delhi on Saturday (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

Party leaders, lawyers pay last respects at Arun Jaitley's residence

  • At Arun Jaitley’s home, there was an arrangement of a makeshift podium, where people could speak and express their grief
  • The former finance minister's last rites will take place on Sunday at 4 pm at the Nigambodh Ghat

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Formaer Finance minister Arun Jaitley passes away at 66 (PTI)
Arun Jaitley (1952-2019)
A file photo of Arun Jaitley. (Reuters)

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