Arun Jaitley death: Leaders pay last respect at BJP headquarters
New Delhi : Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley's body was kept at the BJP headquarters on Sunday till 1 PM where leader paid their last respects to him.
Earlier on Sunday morning, senior Congress leader Motilal Vohra, NCP leaders Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel, RLD leader Ajit Singh and former Andhra Pradesh CM and TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu arrived at Jaitley’s residence to pay their last respects.
His body will be taken from the BJP headquarters to the Nigambodh Ghat crematorium on the banks of the Yamuna river for the last rites around 2.30 pm.
Arun Jaitley took his last breath on Saturday at AIIMS Delhi. He died of organ failure at the age of 66 years. He was undergoing treatment at the hospital, where he was admitted on August 9.
His condition had been critical, and he was being treated by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from the departments of cardiology, endocrinology, pulmonology and nephrology, among others. Jaitley’s condition kept deteriorating and he was put on a life-support system.
Jaitley is survived by his wife Sangeeta Jaitley, daughter Sonali Jaitley Bakhshi and son Rohan Jaitley.