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PM Modi and other top BJP leaders pay tribute to Jaitley | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to his former Cabinet colleague and late BJP leader Arun Jaitley on his birth anniversary, saying that all those with whom he interacted closely missed his warm personality, intellect, legal acumen and wit .
Other BJP leaders also recalled the former finance minister, who for many years was the party’s most articulate voice on a range of issues and was considered one of its sharpest political minds.
Born in 1952, Jaitley died in August of last year.
“Remembering my friend, Arun Jaitley Ji on his birth anniversary. His warm personality, intellect, legal acumen and resourcefulness are missed by all with whom he interacted closely. He worked tirelessly for the progress of India,” Modi tweeted.
In his tributes, Interior Minister Amit Shah said that Jaitley was a prominent MP whose insights and insights had few parallels.
“He made a lasting contribution to Indian politics and served the nation with great passion and devotion. My sincerest tributes,” he said.
BJP President JP Nadda said Jaitley will be remembered as an eloquent speaker and a capable strategist.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said Jaitley’s contribution to the public life of India and his role in strengthening the party will always be remembered.

Times of India