Vastavam web: BJP Senior leader, Former central minister Arun Jaitley (66) breathed his last while getting treated in AIIMS, today August 24 (12:07 pm). Arun Jaitley had been suffering from cancer since some time and he was treated in the USA recently. Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi after he complained of respiratory issues and was treated by a special medical team.
Arun Jaitley’s health condition deteriorated yesterday and he struggled to breathe. Hearing about his serious health condition, many BJP seniors like Modi, Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, Loksabha Speaker OmBirla visited him on 9th of August at AIIMS. BJP senior Sushma Swaraj passed away on August 6 and one more senior like Arun Jaitley’s passing away has left BJP in mourning.
Arun Jaitley was born in 1952 December 28 and his political career started in Delhi university campus. Arun Jaitley got married to the daughter of J&K former finance minister Giridhari Lal Dhogra daughter Sangeeta in 1982.
Arun worked as Communications minister during Vajpayee’s tenure in 1999 and later took responsibilities as Judicial ministry on 2000 after Ram Jethmalani resigned. Arun served as Finance minister in Modi’s rule from 2014 and the major changes in Indian economy like GST, Currency ban happened in Arun Jaitley’s reign.