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    Arun Jaitley Passes Away Today Afternoon at the age of 66

    The former Union Finance minister of our country and a senior leader in Bhartiya Janata Party, Arun Jaitley passed away on August 24, 2019, at the age of 66. Arun Jaitley, a lawyer by profession, was the minister of Finance for the Government of India from the year 2014 to 2019. Arun Jaitley was designated as the senior advocate of the Delhi Supreme Court on January 1990.

    Arun Jaitley, who was suffering from poor health for many years, also has Diabetics. He has been suffering from Kidney complications and got a Kidney transplant done in May 2019 in the All India Institutes of Medical Science. In January 2019 his poor health continued, and he sought medical treatment in New York.

    On August 9, 2019, Arun Jaitley has complained of Breathlessness and was admitted in the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. He was in a very critical condition when he got accepted. Nine days later source from AIIMS has informed that Arun Jaitley is on Life Support. On August 24, 2019, Arun Jaitley Succumbed to his death at the age of 66.

    Arun Jaitley became a member of the BJP during 1991 and became a spokesperson of the BJP during 1999. Arun Jaitley was considered as a significant person during the Vajpayee and Narendra Modi Government and dealt with Finance, Defense, Corporate Affairs, Law and Justice and Commerce and Industry. In 2019 he chose not to join The Modi Government because of Health issues.

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