The veteran BJP leader and the former finance minister of India, Arun Jaitley has passed away according to the breaking reports. Senior leader of the ruling party of the India was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences since one week ago has passed away according to the hospital’s briefing this morning.
“Arun Jaitley Passes Away LIVE Updates: Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at the age of 66 on Saturday, a week after he was admitted to AIIMS following complaints of breathlessness and restlessness.” according to breaking reports from the News18 network.
The report added that Jaitley had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at the All India Institute of Medical Science on August 9 and had been declared haemodynamically stable. A hemodynamically stable patient has a stable heart pump and good blood circulation. The authorities at AIIMS did not issue any bulletin on Jaitley’s health condition since August 9.
People from every spectrum, across parties have started speaking out their condolences for great loss to BJP and India at large. Besides the BJP bigwigs like Rajnath Singh and Amit Shah, opposition leaders like Mamata Banerjee, Sashi Tharoor and so on has started expressing their condolences and sadness of Jaitley’s passing away at the age of 66.
Extremely saddened at the passing away of Arun Jaitley Ji, after a battle bravely borne. An outstanding Parliamentarian & a brilliant lawyer, appreciated across parties. His contribution to Indian polity will be remembered. My condolences to his wife, children, friends & admirers
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 24, 2019
Deeply saddened by the tragic passing of my friend&DelhiUniv senior @arunjaitley. We first met when he was at DUSU& I was President of StStephen’sCollegeUnion. Despite political differences we enjoyed a healthy mutual respect&debated his Budget often in LS. A great loss4India pic.twitter.com/RzxO1V6NTV
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) August 24, 2019