Governor condoles demise of Sh. Arun Jaitley


Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik expressed grief over the sad demise of former Union Minister Sh. Arun Jaitley.

Governor recalled his close relationship with Sh. Jaitley since his student union days in 1974, and working together with him during the Jai Parkash Narayan Movement. He remembered the enormous contribution and sacrifices Sh. Jaitley had made for the country especially his imprisonment during the Emergency. He recollected their close association during the days when Sh. Jaitley was nominated as a member of the National Executive of the erstwhile Janata Party and subsequently in the BJP. Governor further stated that he would always remain thankful to Sh. Jaitley for his sage advice and humane approach in dealing with various issues from time to time.

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In a condolence message, Governor has prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family in its hour of grief.