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India’s Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies

Arun Jaitley, the former finance minister and a stalwart of the Bharatiya Janata Party, has died. He was 66.

TAS News Service
August 24, 2019

New Delhi: Arun Jaitley, the former finance minister and a stalwart of the Bharatiya Janata Party, has died. He was 66. 

Arun Jaitley was unwell for a large part of the last two years. In 2018, Arun Jaitley underwent a kidney transplant surgery, following which he was put under isolation. Four years earlier, in 2014, Arun Jaitley underwent a bariatric surgery to address the excess weight he had gained due to diabetes. — Agencies 

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