Arun Jaitley death anniversary: Ravi Shastri remembers ‘guiding force’; Gautam Gambhir recalls his words
New Delhi: On former Union minister Arun Jaitley’s death anniversary today (August 25), Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri and former batsman Gautam Gambhir remembered the late BJP leader. Both Shastri and Gambhir paid tributes to Jaitley on social media on Monday.
Jaitley passed away on August 24, 2019, at the age of 66. He was associated with cricket in Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).
Jaitley was DDCA president for a long time.
After his demise, DDCA named the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium as Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Shastri wrote with two pictures, “Remembering #ArunJaitley Ji on his death anniversary today. Along with being legal luminary and a towering personality, Jaitley Ji was a guiding force in transforming #India (sic).”
This photograph was shared by Shastri.
“You can execute your ideas and intentions to serve people into actions, if you join politics”. These words by late Shri #ArunJaitley Ji will always be with me. His dedication to public service inspires millions like me. You will always be remembered sir!, wrote Gambhir on his Twitter page.