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PM Modi wishes Arun Jaitley on his birthday

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 2:51 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 28 December, extended his wishes to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on his 62nd birthday.

The Union Finance Minister is currently under the hammer for his role in the alleged corruptions and irregularities in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).

Jaitley previously held the cabinet portfolios of Commerce and Industry and Law and Justice in the National Democratic Alliance government (1998-2004).

From 2009 to 2014, he was Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and is also a former Minister of Defence.

Jaitley was an Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) student leader in the Delhi University Campus in the seventies and rose to be President of the University Students' Union in 1974.

With inputs from ANI

First published: 28 December 2015, 10:03 IST