Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to former finance minister and senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Arun Jaitley during a remembrance meet organised by the BJP at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi.
PM Modi spoke extensively about the impact that Arun Jaitley had made on different people due to his many abilities. Describing Jaitley Ji as a "very close friend", PM Modi said he was a "stalwart blessed with a lot of talent".
Arun Jaitley Ji remained a very close friend. He was a stalwart blessed with so much talent.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 10, 2019
He was a multi-faceted personality. I miss his presence: PM @narendramodi
Jaitley Ji had health ailments but if one spoke to him, he was more concerned about the nation.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 10, 2019
Serving the nation energised him: PM @narendramodi
If a client spoke to Jaitley Ji in private, the client would be disappointed. Because, he or she would feel Jaitley Ji was not bothered about the case.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 10, 2019
But, in Court Jaitley Ji was so brilliant, he would know all the facts of the case and ensure that the case is won: PM
Whatever work Jaitley Ji got, he added tremendous value to that.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 10, 2019
We will all remember so many memories with Arun Ji.
His life inspires us to work harder for the nation: PM @narendramodi