Mr. Arun Jaitley passes away at the age of 66 at AIIMS on Saturday. “It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Arun Jaitley” the AIIMS stated.
Admitted to AIIMS
Mr. Jaitley was admitted to the AIIMS on August 9th on account of breathlessness & restlessness. Jaitley quit his office & did not contest for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due to his ill health.
He underwent a renal transplant in May 2018 & had a diabetic condition for a long time. Mr. Arun Jaitley underwent Bariatric surgery in 2014 for the same.
Key Decisions Made
Mr. Jaitley held important positions as the Minister of Defence & Finance Minister of India. He made major policy decisions as to the GST & Bankruptcy code as the Finance Minister of India.
Strategic Policy Maker
We are saddened with the great loss of a chief bulwark of the politics of India & a great leader of the BJP.