New Delhi, August 24: Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at AIIMS on Saturday after prolonged illness. Jaitley had undergone dialysis on Thursday.

"It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Member of Parliament (MP) at 12:07 p.m. on Saturday." Arun Jaitley Dies at 66: Former Finance Minister Breathes His Last at AIIMS.

BJP Leader Sambit Patra's Tweet

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"Jaitley was admitted in AIIMS, New Delhi on August 9 and was treated by a multi-disciplinary team of senior doctors," said Aarti Vij, Chairperson, Media and Protocol, AIIMS.

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