New Delhi, August 24:
Former Finance Minister has passed away following the breathing trouble, on Saturday. He was admitted in All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after he complained about the breathlessness.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and other cabinet members visited AIIMS to meet Arun Jaitley. Also, the Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad visited the hospital to meet him.
Delhi: Former Union Minister and Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passes away at AIIMS pic.twitter.com/OTDwN7sM0w
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Likewise, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and Rajya Sabha speaker visited former finance minister Arun Jaitley at AIIMS, Delhi. Earlier, Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was passed away on August 06, following the cardiac arrest. On the demise of Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley expressed grief, and said, “Saddened, pained & broken on the demise of Sushmaji. She was one of the most outstanding politicians in the Present Era. She distinguished in all positions. She held Senior Positions with the Party, NDA Government. & while in opposition. She leaves behind a void which is difficult to fill.”