Current Affairs 24 August 2019

BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley passed away

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley passed away today at the AIIMS after a period of prolonged illness. He was brought into the hospital on 9 August 2019.  Arun Jaitley was born in 28 December 1952 in Delhi. From 2009 to 2014, he served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha. Jaitley served as the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Government of India from 26 May 2014 to 30 May 2019.