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Arun Jaitley demise: From politicians to Bollywood celebs, condolences pour in for BJP stalwart

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 August 2019, 15:05 IST

Former Finance Minister and BJP senior leader Arun Jaitley died on Saturday in New Delhi’s AIIMS after his prolonged illness. The veteran BJP leader was 66. He was admitted to AIIMS on 9th August after he complained of anxiety and palpitation.

Earlier, All India Institute of Medical Sciences released a news bulletin and said was being treated by a multidisciplinary team of senior doctors.

From the last few days, the health condition of the former Finance Minister was deteriorated and he was on a life support system.

As per the reports of reports, Jaitley took his last breath at around noon today in the hospital.
After this news broke out, the political leaders from BJP, oppositions and Bollywood celebs have poured in their condolences over the demise of Jaitley.

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Many leaders rushed to AIIMS while many shared their grievances on social media.

PM Modi who is on his three-day visit to UAE took to Twitter and wrote, “Arun Jaitley Ji was a political giant, towering intellectual and legal luminary. He was an articulate leader who made a lasting contribution to India. His passing away is very saddening. Spoke to his wife Sangeeta Ji as well as son Rohan, and expressed condolences. Om Shanti.”

 

Check how other leaders and B-towns celebs reacted on Arun Jaitley’s death:

 

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First published: 24 August 2019, 14:56 IST
 
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