Former finance minister and senior leader of BJP Shri Arun Jaitley 66, passed away today (on 24 August, 2019) after prolong illness.
A lawyer by profession, Shri Arun Jaitley was among the leaders who were jailed by the Indira Gandhi government during the Emergency. He was a student leader at the time. After being released from jail, Shri Arun Jaitley joined active politics.
A lawyer by profession, Shri Arun Jaitley also served on the Atal Bihari Vajapyee cabinet as a minister. He also served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha.
Shri Arun Jaitley is survived by his wife and two children.