JAMMU, Aug 26: Bharatiya Janata Party, (BJP) Jammu & Kashmir led by its senior leaders and party activists remembered contributions of former Union Minister and tall leader of party, Arun Jaitley and paid rich tributes to him at party headquarter, here at Trikuta Nagar, today.
State president of the party , Ravinder Raina along with MP (Rajya Sabha) Shamsher Singh Manhas, former Union Minister, Chaman Lal Gupta, former Dy. CM, Kavinder Gupta, State general secretary, Dr. Narinder Singh, MLC, Ashok Khajuria, former Minister, Sat Sharma, State vice-president, Pawan Khajuria, chief State spokesperson, Adv. Sunil Sethi, Mayor, Chander Mohan Gupta, MLC, Vikram Randhawa, senior leader, Chander Mohan Sharma, senior leader, Satish Sharma, MLC, Sofi Yusuf, P. L. Koul, Subhash Gupta and other senior party leaders spoke on the occasion and remembered, Arun Jaitley.
Ravinder Raina, while paying tributes to the former Minister, said that Arun Jaitley was friend of everyone and foe of none. He said that the late former Union Minister has served in various capacities to party and the nation. He threw light on his various life instances and termed him as the carrier of a great soul. He said that Jaitley was admired by the tallest leaders of other political parties as he always stood up on moral values in his lifetime. He was capable of creating a fantastic bonding everywhere.
Raina, remembered the crucial role of late former Union Finance Minister in brining GST. He said Jaitley’s role in GST implementation at Centre as well as in J&K cannot be forgotten. He also remembered his role in the earlier discussions on Article 370. He said that Jaitley was perfect blend of a great social and intellect personality.
Chaman Lal Gupta, in his emotional address, highlighted contribution of Jaitley in strengthening the party. He said that due to the dedication, efforts and sacrifices by legends like Jaitley, BJP has scaled heights and taking Bharat on the zenith of development and world leadership.
Shamsher Singh Manhas, while paying tributes, said that Jaitley knew exactly how to mentor an activist and was able to develop and guide everybody. He said that Jaitley had special attachment for Jammu Kashmir and was always keen to take up the issues of development in the state on various levels on his initiative.
Kavinder Gupta, remembered contributions of late former Union Minister in the making of New India. He said that Jaitley always kept development on his prime agenda. He said that the great leader was sincere towards his duties and possessor of far vision focused on development of society and nation.
Sat Sharma, said that “we are not capable to enumerate contributions of Jaitley , who was a noble soul. He said that sudden demise of Jaitley has created an irreparable loss for BJP, society and nation.
Dr. Narinder Singh, said that the Jaitley was a tall leader of present times who was a radiant friend, a brilliant mentor, a great human and a hardcore patriot.
Adv. Sunil Sethi, threw light on his life discourse as an advocate and patriotic person. He said that everybody has to leave for heavenly abode, but the way Jaitley left, has created a void and his place cannot be taken.
Satish Sharma, said that Jaitley’s humbleness and simplicity has created an eternal niche in our hearts, and his fond memories will be cherished forever.
Short movie on former Union Minister, was also featured, while paying him tributes.
Yudhvir Sethi conducted proceedings, while the tributes were being paid.