Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday remembered former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on the first anniversary of his death for his diligent service to the country and his “wit, intellect, legal acumen”.
“On this day, a year ago, we lost Shri Arun Jaitley Ji. I miss my companion a great deal. Arun Ji industriously served India. His mind, keenness, lawful sharpness and warm character were amazing,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
The Prime Minister additionally labeled a video of his remarks during a petition meeting in his memory.
Modi had mourned Jaitley’s death, saying he has lost a valued friend. He was in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the second leg of a three-nation visit when the news of the former finance minister came.