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Posted at: Aug 24, 2019, 2:39 PM; last updated: Aug 24, 2019, 2:39 PM (IST)

Arun Jaitley to be cremated on Sunday

Arun Jaitley to be cremated on Sunday
Arun Jaitley.

New Delhi, August 24

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who passed away at AIIMS in Delhi on Saturday, will be cremated at the Nigam Bodh Ghat here on Sunday, party sources said.

"Jaitley's body will reach the BJP office at 10 am on Sunday and thereafter cremation will take place at the Nigam Bodh Ghat at 2 pm," a party official said.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart’s body will be taken to his residence in Kailash Colony from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) later in the day.

Jaitley, 66, was admitted at AIIMS since August 9 and had undergone dialysis on Thursday. He passed away on Saturday after prolonged illness. IANS

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