Arun Jaitley, the former finance Minister, was admitted to the AIIMS Delhi on 9th August due to multiple health issues. As his body couldn’t recuperate to the treatment, he passed away in the hospital on 24th August 2019.
had been the Finance Minister in the first term of
as the Prime Minister.
As the PM had been on a tri-nation tour to France, Bahrain and UAE, he couldn’t attend Arun Jaitley’s last journey. After returning from the tour, Modi went to Arun Jaitley’s house and met Arun’s wife Sangita Jaitley and children, Sonali Jaitley Bakhshi and Rohan Jaitley. He shared his condolences to them. After Sushma Swaraj, BJP loses Arun Jaitley, one of the brilliant leaders of the party.