J&K governor pays last respects to Arun Jaitley

Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik

New Delhi, Aug 25: Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik paid last respects to former Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley at BJP headquarters here on Sunday.Jaitley will be cremated at the Nigambodh Ghat on Sunday, BJP leader Sudhanshu Mittal said.Jaitley, 66, who died in AIIMS at 12.07 pm was undergoing treatment at the hospital for a few weeks. He was admitted there on August 9.Jaitley's body was in his Kailash Colony residence after formalities are completed at the AIIMS. Now his body is being taken to the BJP headquarters where leaders across the political spectrum are expected to pay their last respects. Mr Jaitley's body will be kept at the BJP office till 2 pm.From BJP headquarters, it will be taken to the Nigambodh Ghat for the last rites.Here are the main features of the developments at the BJP headquarters where Jaitley's mortal remains were kept.- Mortal remains of former Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley being taken to Nigambodh Ghat where the cremation will take place.- Union Ministers Harsh Vardhan and Piyush Goyal and Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das pay last respects to former Union Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley at BJP headquarters.- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley at party headquarters.- Union Home Minister Amit Shah and National Working President of Bharatiya Janata Party, JP Nadda, pay respects to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley at party headquarters.- British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith on Arun Jaitley: He was a man that many people in Britain treasured, knew well, worked with, valued him for his wisdom, gentleness and humour. He will be much missed.- Delhi: Mortal remains of Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley brought to party headquarters.-Mortal remains of Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader (BJP) Arun Jaitley being taken to BJP headquarters.- Senior Congress leader Motilal Vohra, NCP leaders Sharad Pawar & Praful Patel, RLD leader Ajit Singh and Former Andhra Pradesh CM & TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu arrive at the residence of Former Union Minister & BJP leader Arun Jaitley to pay their last respects to him.Agencies

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