Arun Jaitley Age, Children, Family, Caste,Wife,Biography & More

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Arun Jaitley (born 28 December 1952 – 24 August 2019) is a veteran politician and a Supreme Court Lawyer. He was also Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Government of India from 2014 to 2019. He is a member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He was also a leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha from 2009 to 2014.

Profession(s)Politician, Lawyer
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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Political Journey • In 1977, He joined Jan Sangh.
• In 1977, He become Secretary of ABVP & President of Delhi ABVP.
• In 1980, He became President of the Youth Wing of the BJP.
• In 1990, He became member of the national executive of BJP.
• In 1999, He became the spokesperson of BJP.
• On 13 October 1999, he became Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge) in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
• After resignation of Ram Jethmalani he get extra charge of Ministry of Law, Justice & Company affairs.
• In November 2000, he became a cabinet Minister of Law, Justice and Company Affairs & Shipping.
• In 1 July 2002, he became General Secretary of BJP & its National Spokesperson.
• In 29 January 2003, he was appointed as the Minister of Law and Justice & Commerce and Industry.
• On 3 June 2009, he selected as the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha.
• In 2014 general election, he won Amritsar Lok Sabha seat and appointed as Minister of Finance and Minister of Defence in Narendra Modi government.
• In May 2019, He requested PM that he couldn’t be a part in the New Government due to health reason.
Arun Jailtley's Letter To The Prime Minister
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack (semi-bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 December 1952
Age (as in 2019)67 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownNew Delhi, India
SchoolSt. Xavier’s School, New Delhi
College/UniversityShri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
University of Delhi
Educational QualificationsGraduated in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
Law degree from the University of Delhi
FamilyFather– Maharaj Kishen Jaitley (lawyer)
Mother– Ratan Prabha Jaitley (social activist)
Brother– N/A
Sister– Madhu Bhargava
CastePunjabi Brahmin
AddressA-44, Kailash Colony, Delhi, Delhi – 110048
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Affairs, Marriage and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date24 May 1982
WifeSangeeta Jaitley (daughter of Former J&K Finance Minister Girdhari Lal Dogra)
ChildrenSon– Rohan Jaitley
Daughter– Sonali Jaitley
Money Matters
Salary (as a Member of Parliament)Rs. 1 Lakh + Other Allowances
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 113 Crore

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