Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

Updated: Aug 26, 2019, 02:36 | Sunny Rodricks
  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    Former Finance Minister and veteran BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away due to prolonged illness at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Jaitley, who was regarded as the Chanakya of politics was 66 years old and is survived by his wife and two children. The politician was cremated with state honours at in Nigambodh Ghat New Delhi.

    In pic: Home Minister Amit Shah pays his last respects to the mortal remains of BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at BJP headquarters

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    Rohan Jaitley performed the final rites of his father and late BJP leader Arun Jaitley as his mother Sangeeta Jaitley and sister Sonali Jaitley Bakhshi got emotional while bidding a tearful adieu

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In pic: Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's wife Sangeeta Jaitley and daughter Sonali Jaitley Bakhshi gets emotional while paying their last respects to the late BJP leader, Arun Jaitley

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    BJP veteran LK Advani, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Amit Shah, Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani, Anurag Thakur, and Congress leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kapil Sibal were among those present at the cremation ground. Chief ministers of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Bihar, and Uttarakhand were also present for the last rites of former Finance Minister and BJP leader, late Arun Jaitley

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In pic: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, and other notable dignitaries attend the last rites of former Finance Minister and BJP leader, late Arun Jaitley at Nigam Bodh Ghat, New Delhi. Pic/Pallav Paliwal

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu got emotional while paying his last respects to the mortal remains of former Finance Minister, late Arun Jaitley before his last rites at Nigam Bodh Ghat in New Delhi

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    An Indian army vehicle carrying the coffin with the body of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrives at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi. Pic/Pallav Paliwal

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In pic: Police officers carry the mortal remains of former Finance Minister and BJP leader, late Arun Jaitley as they arrive at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in New Delhi

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    BJP Working President JP Nadda pays his last respects one last time to the mortal remains of BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before it is taken for the final rites

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Rajat Sharma leave the BJP headquarters after paying homage to former Finance Minister and BJP leader, late Arun Jaitley. Pic/Pallav Paliwal

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also arrived at the BJP headquarters to pay homage to the mortal remains of BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In pic: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik also arrived at BJP headquarters to pay his last respects to the mortal remains of BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    Thousand of BJP workers joined the convoy which carried the mortal remains of former Finance Minister, late Arun Jaitley was taken to Nigambodh Ghat in a flower-decked gun carriage, amidst chants of 'Jaitley ji amar rahein' (long live Jaitley)

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In Pic: The mortal remains of India's former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley being taken from the BJP headquarters to the Nigambodh Ghat for the last rites

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    Police personnel stands beside the mortal remains of former Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley before his remains were taken for the last rites to Nigam Bodh Ghat from BJP headquarters in New Delhi

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    The mortal remains of BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were brought to the Lodhi crematorium in New Delhi as Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah and other notable leaders from various parties arrived for the final rites

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In pic: Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje pays her last respects to the mortal remains of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at BJP headquarters in New Delhi

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In pic: BJP leader Sanjay Sinh and his wife Ameeta Sinh pay their last respects to the mortal remains of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi

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  • Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours: Family, friends bid tearful adieu

    In pic: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh pays homage to the mortal remains of former Finance Minister and BJP leader, late Arun Jaitley at BJP headquarters in New Delhi before his body is taken for the final rites

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Veteran BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passed away in New Delhi on August 24, 2019, after suffering from prolonged illness. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Senior leader LK Advani, Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Smriti Irani, and Nirmala Sitharaman; and politicians across parties and scores of people paid homage to the former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at his funeral, held at Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi. (All Pictures/PTI, Pallav Paliwal and Twitter ANI)

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