Senior BJP leader and India’s former Finance Minister passed away on Saturday (24th August 2019) at Delhi’s AIIMS hospital. Due to the complaints pertaining to trouble in his breathing, the minister was admitted to the hospital on 9th August 2019.
Following the news of his demise, leaders across the world including cricketers took to Twitter to pay tribute and mourn the stalwart’s death.
Here’s what Mithali Raj tweeted:
Saddened to hear about the demise of Sri Arun JaitleyJi. A brilliant lawyer and a politician admired and respected across all political parties. A big loss to the country. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends . #RestInPeace #ArunJaitley #Respect #GoneTooSoon— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) August 24, 2019
India’s pace attack Jhulan Goswami also took to twitter to give condolences:
Deeply saddened to hear the passing of #ArunJaitley ji. Thank you for your contribution to the nation. Your sharp accumen will be missed by all. RIP. @arunjaitley— Jhulan Goswami (@JhulanG10) August 24, 2019
Another India-international and commentator Reema Malhotra too expressed her condolences:
Legendary leader Shri @arunjaitley no more with us, his contribution to Delhi cricket and the nation will always be celebrated, condolences to the family.🙏#RIPArunJaitelyji— Reema Malhotra (@ReemaMalhotra8) August 24, 2019
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