Arun Jaitley Cremated With State Honours, Top Leaders Present

Arun Jaitley Cremated With State Honours, Top Leaders Present

Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister and BJP veteran who died on Saturday, was cremated with state honours in Delhi this afternoon. Cutting across party lines, a number of political leaders paid their respects to him and attended the funeral. The...
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