#RIP Arun Jaitley: PM Modi, Karan Johar, Arjun Kapoor pay tribute


Former Arjun Jaitley and senior BJP leader Arjun Jaitley passed away at 12.07 pm. He was admitted to AIIMS for the past few days.

Karan Johar wrote, “#RIPArunJaitley ... the nation mourns a strong and assured leader today....thoughts and prayers with his family and loved ones....” While Anil Kapoor wrote, “Met Shri #ArunJaitley Ji  almost 20 years back for the first time & have been his admirer ever since. His demise is a huge loss for our nation. Will be truly missed. My heartfelt condolences to the family"

Anil Kapoor# Met Shri #ArunJaitley Ji almost 20 years back for the first time & have been his admirer ever since.
His demise is a huge loss for our nation.
Will be truly missed.
My heartfelt condolences to the family

Tisca Chopra tweeted, "#RIPArunJaitley .. deeply saddened to hear of the passing of the respected parliamentarian & lawyer .. prayers with the family."

Sanjay Dutt wrote, "Deeply saddened and shocked to hear the demise of #ArunJaitley sir. We have lost one of the prominent leaders today. My prayers are with his family and loved ones."

Actor Sunny Deol shared a photograph and wrote, "Nation loses another great leader.Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.#ArunJaitley."

Arjun Kapoor: Extremely saddened to hear about the loss of #ArunJaitley ji.. My sincere condolences to all the near and dear ones ..

Adnan Sami# Saddened to learn the news of Arun Jaitley ji’s passing away. He was a very kind soul.
Rest in Peace. #ArunJaitley

Nimrat Kaur tweeted, "Deepest condolences and heartfelt grief on the passing of Arun Jaitley ji. Never had the opportunity to meet him but always felt great fortune in sharing the same college as him. His contributions and remarkable legacy remain exemplary for generations to come. #RIPArunJaitley."

PM Narendra Modi wrote# With the demise of Arun Jaitley Ji, I have lost a valued friend, whom I have had the honour of knowing for decades. His insight on issues and nuanced understanding of matters had very few parallels. He lived well, leaving us all with innumerable happy memories. We will miss him!

Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi: Arun Jaitley Ji was a political giant, towering intellectual and legal luminary. He was an articulate leader who made a lasting contribution to India. His passing away is very saddening. Spoke to his wife Sangeeta Ji as well as son Rohan, and expressed condolences. Om Shanti. Full of life, blessed with wit, a great sense of humour and charisma, Arun Jaitley Ji was admired by people across all sections of society. He was multi-faceted, having impeccable knowledge about India’s Constitution, history, public policy, governance and administration. During his long political career, Arun Jaitley Ji held multiple ministerial responsibilities, which enabled him to contribute towards India’s economic growth, strengthening our defence capabilities, creating people friendly laws and enhancing trade with other nations. BJP and Arun Jaitley Ji had an unbreakable bond. As a fiery student leader, he was at forefront of protecting our democracy during the Emergency. He became a much liked face of our Party, who could articulate the Party programmes and ideology to a wide spectrum of society. With the demise of Arun Jaitley Ji, I have lost a valued friend, whom I have had the honour of knowing for decades. His insight on issues and nuanced understanding of matters had very few parallels. He lived well, leaving us all with innumerable happy memories. We will miss him!

President Ram Nath Kovind said he is extremely saddened by the death of Arun Jaitley. "Extremely saddened by the passing of Shri Arun Jaitley after battling a long illness with fortitude and dignity. A brilliant lawyer, a seasoned parliamentarian, and a distinguished Minister, he contributed immensely to nation-building," President Kovind said in a tweet.