Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister and BJP veteran was cremated with state honours in Delhi today. After being admitted to Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Mr. Jaitley passed away yesterday. Political leaders from across parties paid their respects today to pay their tribute to the veteran.
Ministers from BJP, AAP and Congress alike attended the funeral from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to Jyotiraditya Scindia. Mr. Jaitley’s one-time opponent from court, Kapil Sibal also attended the last rights.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not attend the cremation ceremony owing to his engagements in France.