RIP Jaitley- 5 Unknown Facts About Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
By: Pinki Sat, 24 Aug 2019 1:01 PM
Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at the age of 66 on Saturday, a week after he was admitted to AIIMS following complaints of breathlessness and restlessness.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is one of the top most educated politicians in our country. He is very much close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well. One of the biggest BJP leaders of his generation, Mr. Arun Jaitley is known for his oratory skill and clear views on every political topic. We have collected some interesting facts about Arun Jaitley about which you may not know.
* Arun Jaitley was a brilliant student during his college life. He completed his graduation in Commerce from Shri Ram College and Graduated in Law from Delhi University. He has earned two respected degrees.
* During this time he discovered his interest in politics and became president of Student Union in Delhi University. During emergency he went to jail and met many BJP leaders who liked his opinion and oratory skills.
* After coming out of jail Arun Jaitley joined Jan Sangh and became Delhi President of ABVP and also All India Secretary of ABVP. He was a perfect politician during that time too.
* When BJP was formed he became its Youth Wing President in 1980. He got an opportunity to showcase his talent to the world. From 1980 to early 90s BJP was struggling to become the main stream political party in India. Under Atal and Advani, BJP was working hard and Arun Jaitley was given task to transform youth brigade of BJP into mature politicians.
* This was not the end. He was also practicing at Supreme Court of India and soon became a prominent Lawyer of the country.