Naveen Patnaik expresses grief over death of Arun Jaitley
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on August 24 expressed his condolence over the demise of former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
He described Jaitley as an "erudite person".
"His contribution to governance has been profound, heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family, friends and followers," Patnaik said.
Jaitley, a lawyer by profession, had been a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet in the BJP government's first term.
Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal also condoled over the demise of Jaitley.