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Sibal condoles Jaitley's death, says BJP owes him for being what it's today

The senior Congress leader further said Jaitey was "an outstanding parliamentarian as leader of the opposition and none could match him"

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

New Delhi: In this Aug 23, 2018 file photo, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley outside the Ministry of Finance at North Block in New Delhi | (PTI)
New Delhi: In this Aug 23, 2018 file photo, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley outside the Ministry of Finance at North Block in New Delhi | (PTI)

Congress leader on Saturday said was faithful to his ideology till his last breath and the BJP owes him for being what it is today.

Condoling the demise of the former Finance Minister, Sibal said, "We have lost someone whom the nation needed for many years."

Sibal said Jaitley was a man of exceptional qualities and abilities and was wedded to an ideology since his university days and was "fateful to that ideology till his last breath".

Jaitley was a man who breathed politics, understood and was committed to the country, Sibal said.

The senior Congress leader further said Jaitey was "an outstanding parliamentarian as leader of the opposition and none could match him".

The BJP owes Jaitley for being what it is today, Sibal told PTI.


Jaitley helped the leadership of the party behind closed doors because of his connections with people.

"He was a man who understood the of the moment," he said.

First Published: Sat, August 24 2019. 15:30 IST
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