Former Finance Minister senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley dies at 66

Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has died at the age of 66. He was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi on 9 August. At that time, he was having trouble breathing. But after hospitalization, his condition continued to deteriorate. He underwent bariatric surgery a few years ago. People tell that the condition of former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had deteriorated on Friday itself. Arun Jaitley was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on August 9 due to difficulty in breathing. His dialysis was done on Thursday. On Friday, BJP’s National Vice President Uma Bharti reached AIIMS and inquired about Arun Jaitley’s health. Earlier, many senior leaders including President Ramnath Kovind have reached AIIMS and taken control of Jaitley.

Arun Jaitley was born on 28th December 1952, died on 24 August 2019 in New Delhi. He was a prominent leader and famous advocate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the former Finance Minister of India. He held several major positions along with the Union Minister of Justice under the rule of the NDA (National Democratic Alliance).

Personal Life Of Arun Jaitley

He was born in the house of Maharaj Kishan Jaitley and RatanPrabha Jaitley. His father is a lawyer, he completed his schooling from St. Xavier’s School, New Delhi in 1957-69. Jaitely completed his Bachelor Degree in commerce in the 1973 from Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi. He received a law degree from the Faculty of Law of Delhi University in the year 1977. During his career as a student, he has received various accolades for his outstanding performance in both academic and extra-curricular activities. Jaitley was also the President of the Students’ Organization of Delhi University in 1974.

Political career Of Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley married Sangeeta Jaitley on 24 May 1982. They have two children, son Rohan, and daughter Sonali. Arun Jaitley died on 24 August 2019 at 12:07 PM. Jaitley was a member of the National Executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party since 1991. He then became a BJP spokesperson during the period before the 1999 general election.

In 1999, after the National Democratic Alliance came to power under the BJP’s Vajpayee government, he was appointed as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Information and Broadcasting on 13 October 1999. He was also appointed as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Disinvestment. A new ministry was created for the first time under the WTO regime to give effect to the policy of disinvestment.

Jaitley supposed to be the case additional charge of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Company Affairs on 23 July 2000 following the resignation of Ram Jethmalani as Union Cabinet Minister for Law, Justice and Company Affairs.

He was promoted as a cabinet minister in November 2000 and was simultaneously made Minister of Law, Justice and Company Affairs and Shipping. He was the Minister of Shipping after the division of the Ministry of Surface Transport. He joined the Office of Shipping from 1 July 2001 as Union Minister, Minister for Justice and Company Affairs on 1 July 2002 as BJP and its national spokesperson.

He worked in this capacity until January 2003. He re-appointed the Union Cabinet on 29 January 2003 as the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Law and Justice. With the defeat of the National Democratic Alliance in May 2004, Jaitley returned to serve the BJP as a general secretary and returned to his legal career.

He was elected as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha on 3 June 2009 by LK Advani. On 16 June 2009, he resigned from the post of General Secretary of BJP as per his party’s One Man One Post principle. He is also a member of the party’s Central Election Committee. As the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, LK Advani played a key role in the negotiation of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Rajya Sabha and supported Anna Hazare for the Jan Lokpal Bill.

He successfully introduced the Eighty-fourth Amendment to the Constitution of India to free parliamentary seats by 2026 in 2002 and the Ninth Amendment to the Constitution of India in 2004 punished the defects. However, being in the party since 1980, he never contested a direct election till 2014. In the 2014 general election, he was the BJP candidate for the Amritsar seat in Lok Sabha seat (replacing Navjot Singh Sidhu) but lost to the Indian National Congress candidate Amarinder Singh. He was a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat. He was re-elected to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh in March 2018.

On August 26, 2012, he said (outside Parliament) “there are occasions when an obstruction in Parliament benefits the country more.” This statement is considered legitimizing the obstruction of Parliament in contemporary politics in India. After forming the government in 2014, the BJP government has faced several disruptions and disruptions in Parliament and the opposition continues to cite their aforesaid statement. While his contribution to the parliamentary discussion is exemplary, his support of the impasse as a legitimate floor strategy highlights his positive contribution to Indian parliamentary democracy.

Arun Jaitley wanted to become CA, he entered politics after advocating:

Arun Jaitley wanted to become a CA but he followed his father’s profession of advocacy. Before joining politics, Arun Jaitley was practicing in the Supreme Court. After doing LLB in 1977, Arun Jaitley started practicing in the Supreme Court and many high courts of the country. In January 1990, Arun Jaitley was nominated as Senior Advocate by the Delhi High Court. Arun Jaitley was appointed as Additional Solicitor General in 1989 under the VP Singh government.

Arun Jaitley ji appreciated by all sections of society said,

PM Modi:

In another tweet, PM Modi said that ArunJaitleyji, rich in life, full of wisdom, a great sense of humor and charisma was appreciated by people of all sections of society. He was multi-faceted with impeccable knowledge about the Constitution, history, public policy, governance and administration of India. PM Modi said that Arun Jaitley was a political veteran, who was intellectually and legally vibrant. He was an outspoken leader who made a lasting contribution to India. His death is very sad. Along with wife Sangeetaji, he also spoke to son Rohan and expressed condolences.

Nitish mourns the death of former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley:

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed deep condolences on the death of former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Kumar has said here in his condolence message that Shri Arun Jaitley was rich in unique talent. He handled the responsibilities of several important ministries in the Government of India efficiently. He said that he was also an excellent jurist. The Chief Minister said that Jaitley attained a high peak in public life due to high political values and ideals. At the same time, due to his personality, he received respect and respect for political parties of all ideologies beyond political boundaries. He said that he had a personal relationship with Arun Jaitley and he is very sorry for his death. Kumar said that Jaitley’s death is an irreparable loss to the country, which can never be filled, his lack will always be missed. He has prayed to the God of peace of the departed soul and his family to give them the strength to bear patience in this hour of grief.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi condoles the death of Arun Jaitley:

Congress President Sonia Gandhi expressed deep condolences on the death of Arun Jaitley. She said that Jaitley played a long inning as a public leader, MP, and minister. He said that his contribution to public life will always be remembered.