BJP MP Babul Supriyo, and Patanjali's spokesperson S.K. Tijarawala were among those who had their phones filched in the melee during the cremation of former Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley at the Nigambodh ghat on Sunday.
'Although his voice will no longer reverberate within the hallowed portals of Parliament, we will remember his presence,' Rahul Gandhi said.
BJP workers and mourners queued up in large numbers outside the party headquarters since morning to pay their last respects to the leader.
The former finance minister passed away, at the age of 66, at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on Saturday.
With Arun Jaitley's passing, the nation has lost a fine public servant, a minister of rare distinction and a man whose interventions—whether in speeches or blogs—made significant contributions to the national discourse, writes Shashi Tharoor.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, BJP chief Amit Shah, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and several politicians cutting across party lines offered their tributes to Jaitley at his residence in Kailash Colony on Saturday.
The 66-year-old former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at the AIIMS in Delhi on Saturday
Nitish Kumar owes a lot to Arun Jaitley because it was the departed BJP leader who had played a crucial role in making him the Chief minister of Bihar.
The country has lost a great leader who always worked for the betterment of society, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.
BJP’s worst critics – and also his own – always had a good word for Arun Jaitley where his generosity and ethics were concerned.
Arun Jaitley, 66, who died in AIIMS at 12.07 pm was undergoing treatment at the hospital for a few weeks. He was admitted there on August 9.
Arun Jaitley was an Indian politician and attorney. He was the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Government of India from 2014-2019. Heavily vested in our country's cricket affairs, he was also a former Delhi And District Cricket Association.
BJP stalwart and former finance minister Arun Jaitley passed away at 66.
Former Union minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley died at 66. Leaders from across the political spectrum pay their last respects to him. Arun Jaitley's last rites will be performed tomorrow at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat.
Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS hospital in Delhi on August 9 after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness.
Arun Jaitley, 66, was rushed to All India Institute of Medical Sciences on August 9 after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness.
According to the sources, Jaitley, 66, is critical and a multidisciplinary team of doctors is supervising his treatment. He is admitted at the hospital's intensive care unit (ICU).
Former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS on August 9 after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness
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