Arun Jaitley’s death anniversary: PM Modi said- ‘I miss my friend very much’
Edited by: Kirti Dixit
Updated: 24 Aug 2020 | 10:41 AM
New Delhi: Remembering former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on his first death anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, “I miss my friend very much.” In tweeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared an old video which was contributed by Arun Jaitley as a political leader.
On this day, last year, we lost Shri Arun Jaitley Ji. I miss my friend a lot.
Arun Ji diligently served India. His wit, intellect, legal acumen and warm personality were legendary.
Here is what I had said during a prayer meeting in his memory. https://t.co/oTcSeyssRk
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 24, 2020
Modi wrote on Twitter, “On this day, last year, we lost Arun Jaitley ji. I miss my friend a lot. Arun ji served India wholeheartedly. His presence, intelligence, legal understanding and brilliant Everyone was convinced of personality.
In the video, the Prime Minister is heard saying that when former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley died, he could not reach her to bid her last farewell. PM Modi was in UAE when Arun Jaitley died last year.
Arun Jaitley died in AIIMS, Delhi last year. On Monday, several other senior BJP leaders paid tribute to Arun Jaitley.
Remembering Arun Jaitley ji, an outstanding politician, prolific orator and a great human being who had no parallels in Indian polity. He was multifaceted and a friend of friends, who will always be remembered for his towering legacy, transformative vision and devotion to nation.
– Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 24, 2020
Remembering Shri. Arun Jaitley with reverence. https://t.co/9e8aCqc1pt
– Nirmala Sitharaman (nsitharaman) August 24, 2020
Remembering Arun Jaitley ji on his punyatithi. Jaitleyji was a stalwart who made a big contribution towards BJP’s growth and rise to power. He made a mark as a successful lawyer, seasoned parliamentarian and effective administrator. I offer my heartfelt tributes to him.
– Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 24, 2020
Fondly remember former finance minister Shri Arun Jaitley on his first Punyathithi. A friend and guide to me, Shri Jaitley was an outstanding orator, eminent lawyer, and a distinguished Parliamentarian. My tributes to #ArunJaitley. pic.twitter.com/34rTi2TTFG
– BS Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) August 24, 2020
It’s been a year since you left us, dad arunjaitley. In many ways, it feels like it was just yesterday. The pain is still as fresh. But so is my resolve to live by your values, principles and vision. You are always with us. So missed, so loved. #ArunJaitley @BJP4India @ BJP4Delhi pic.twitter.com/AxKzqgLYCI
— Rohan Jaitley (@rohanjaitley) August 24, 2020