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PM Modi to Skip Arun Jaitley's Final Rites

PM Modi to Skip Arun Jaitley's Final Rites
PM Modi to Skip Arun Jaitley's Final Rites
Former Finance Minister arun jaitley, who passed away at AIIMS in delhi on Saturday, will be cremated at the Nigam Bodh Ghat here on Sunday. Jaitley's body will reach the BJP office at 10 a.m. on Sunday and thereafter cremation will take place at the Nigam Bodh Ghat at 2 PM.

Prime Minister Narendra modi who is in a foreign tour is likely to miss the cremation of his trusted Troubleshooter. The Prime Minister called Jaitley's wife and son and expressed his condolences. The family members urged the Prime Minister not to cut short his ongoing three-nation tour in its wake. modi will visit their house after coming from the trip.

arun jaitley who is a Supreme Court Lawyer was among the leaders who were jailed by the indira gandhi government during the Emergency. He was a student leader at the time. After being released from jail, arun jaitley joined active politics as a member of the Jan Sangh and rose through the ranks of the organization, which later became the BJP. He is the leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha between 2009 and 2019.

PM Modi to Skip Arun Jaitley's Final Rites
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