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Arun Jaitley cremated with state honours

IndiaTimes Sunday, 25 August 2019
Former finance minister Arun Jaitley was cremated at the Nigambodh Ghat here with full state honours on Sunday in the presence of leaders from across the political spectrum and scores of his admirers and party workers. Jaitley's son Rohan performed the last rites. The 66-year-old BJP stalwart passed away at the AIIMS in Delhi on Saturday.
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Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart, Arun Jaitley, was cremated with state honours on Sunday.

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