Arun Jaitley Biography
Arun Jaitly was an Indian politician and attorney who served from 2014 to 2019 as the Government of India’s Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs. He was a member of the Janata Party of Bharatiya. Jaitly died of kidney-related disease at AIIMS, New Delhi, on August 24, 2019.
Arun Jaitly Education
From 1957 to 1969 Arun attended St. Xavier’s School in Delhi. He later entered Shri Ram College of Commerce where he graduated with a BCom degree in Commerce in 1973. He graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, in 1997.
Arun Jaitly Age
Jaitly was 66 at the moment of his death, born in New Delhi, India, on December 28, 1952.
Arun Jaitly Family
Jaitley was born to a lawyer from Maharaj Kishen Jaitley and a housewife from Ratan Prabha Jaitley.
Arun Jaitly Wife and Children
In 1982, Jaitley married Sangeeta Jaitley, his daughter. Sangeeta is the daughter of Girdhari Lal Dogra, former Minister of Finance of Jammu and Kashmir.
Arun and his wife had two kids, Sonali Jaitley’s sister and Rohan Jaitley’s son. Both kids are attorneys.
Arun Jaitly Cause Of Death
Arun died while undergoing therapy at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on August 24, 2019. For several weeks he had been admitted to the hospital. Dr. Aarti Vij, Chairperson of the Media & Protocol Division at AIIMS, verified his death by publishing a press declaration that said
“It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon’ble Member of Parliament & Former Finance Minister, Government of India at 12:07 pm on 24th August, 2019.
Shri Arun Jaitley was admitted in AIIMS, New Delhi on 09/08/2019 and was treated by a multidisciplinary team of senior
Jaitley was subjected to a renal transplant at AIIMS on May 14, 2018. His bariatric surgery was performed in September, 2014 to correct the weight he had acquired due to a long-standing diabetic illness.
After his death the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tweeted
“Arun Jaitley Ji was a political giant, towering intellectual and legal luminary. He was an articulate leader who made a lasting contribution to India. His passing away is very saddening. Spoke to his wife Sangeeta Ji as well as son Rohan, and expressed condolences. Om Shanti.
“Extremely saddened to learn about the demise of Former Union Minister Sri Arun Jaitley Ji. Condolences to his family. One of the most well informed & composed union ministers I’ve had the good fortune of interacting many times. Always forthright & ebullient.
Arun Jaitley Ji was a political giant, towering intellectual and legal luminary. He was an articulate leader who made a lasting contribution to India. His passing away is very saddening. Spoke to his wife Sangeeta Ji as well as son Rohan, and expressed condolences. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 24, 2019
Tributes to Arun Jaitly
Deeply saddened by the tragic passing of my friend&DelhiUniv senior @arunjaitley. We first met when he was at DUSU& I was President of StStephen’sCollegeUnion. Despite political differences we enjoyed a healthy mutual respect&debated his Budget often in LS. A great loss4India pic.twitter.com/RzxO1V6NTV
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) August 24, 2019
Untimely demise of former FM and senior leader Sh Arun Jaitley ji is a huge loss to the nation. A legal luminary and an experienced political leader known for his governance skills will be missed by the country. Thoughts and prayers with his family in this moment of grief. RIP
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) August 24, 2019
Some Rare Picture of Arun Jaitley
|Always a winner. And humble.
This photo after his victory in DU elections
Excelled as a student leader.
Excelled as a party worker.
Excelled as a lawyer.
Excelled as a parliamentarian.
Excelled as a moderate nationalist.
Excelled as an orator.
Excelled in blogging.
Excelled in fighting for Modi4PM.
Excelled in humanity.