New Delhi, Dec 28 (GCCurrentAffairs) A host of BJP leaders including Union Ministers on Saturday paid their homage to Late Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister and a seasoned parliamentarian, on his birth anniversary.
“I pay my deepest tributes to Shri Arun Jaitley Ji on his 67th birth anniversary. He was like a father figure to me. Apart from being a big inspiration and motivator he also guided and supported me in each step of my life. I will always miss him,” tweeted cricketer-turned-politician and East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir.
In his missive among others, Akali Dal leader and Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal wrote – “I fondly remember Shri Arun Jaitley ji as a wonderful guide and a charismatic leader. His close connection with Punjab will always be missed by the people of the state. On his birth anniversary, I pay homage to the man who won hearts with his selflessness and humility”.
BJP lawmaker in Rajya Sabha, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, in his missive in the micro blogging site wrote: “Arun Jaitley ji was a strong intellect and Parliamentarian and I was privileged to know him and work with him first as an Telecom entrepreneur and then as a MP over two decades”.
Former Union Minister and BJP leader Suresh Prabhau wrote: “Today with tearful eyes one remembers Arun Jaitley on his birth anniversary. Hard to mention that he’s no more, as his outstanding personality has left several imprints,which can’t be so easily erased from one’s memory”.
Late Jaitley, an erudite orator and a great parliamentarian, was born on December 28, 1952 and expired on August 24, 2019.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh wrote in his homage to the deceased leader: “You were always there, day to day…accessible, available, generous with insightful observations. Even today; whenever an issue comes up, the subconscious mind spontaneously echoes “What would be Arun ji’s view” and the answers begin to unfold. Birthday rememberance Arun Jaitley”.
Former Union Minister and BJP leader Dr Mahesh Sharma wrote in his missive – “Remembering The Great visionary and stalwart who served the country with his Exemplary knowledge Shri Arun Jaitley ji on his birth anniversary. Your contribution to this nation is immense and will forever remain in our hearts and minds.”
Late BJP leader was known for debating skills in Parliament and had served as Minister under Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi.