Senior BJP leader and Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passed away in New Delhi on Saturday. He was 66. The BJP leader was undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS in New Delhi. In a statement, AIIMS said, Mr Jaitley who was admitted to the hospital on 9th of this month passed away at 12:07 PM on Saturday. The mortal remains of former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, have been taken to his residence from AIIMS where he passed away.
Talking to reporters, BJP Working President, Jagat Prakash Nadda, said, the mortal remains would be brought to BJP headquarters at 10 AM on Sunday for people to pay their last respects. He said the last rites of Arun Jaitley will be performed at Nigambodh Ghat in the Capital on Sunday. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders of BJP and other parties have expressed their grief over the passing away of Arun Jaitley.