Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday condoled the death of the ailing senior BJP leader and former union minister Arun Jaitley.
In Jaitley’s death, the country had lost a fine parliamentarian and astute politician, as well as a legal luminary, said the Chief Minister, reacting to the news of Jaitley’s death at Delhi’s AIIMS hospital.
Captain Amarinder said he had, during his various interactions with the former union finance minister, found him to be cordial and open to discussion on all crucial matters relating to the state. The Chief Minister extended his sympathies to the bereaved family.
He earlier tweeted: “Sad to hear that former Union Minister #ArunJaitley ji has passed away. My thoughts are with his family in this time of grief. May his soul rest in peace.”