India Inc regrets the disappearance of Jaitley, praises its reform measures
New Delhi, August 24 () Tributes from India Inc arrived with corporate leaders who expressed deep regret over the death of former Finance Minister and BJP veteran Arun Jaitley here, describing him as a true reformer and a great statesman.
The former Union minister died at AIIMS on Saturday, where he was under treatment for several weeks. He was 66 years old.
A talented speaker, dynamic parliamentarian, public policy advocate and a man with an invaluable ability to connect with people from different sections, Arun Jaitley's vision and progressive thinking have been a catalyst in the configuration of New India. RIP, Chairman of the Adani Group Gautam Adani said in a tweet.
Bharti Airtel president Sunil Bharti Mittal said that India has lost one of the best political leaders and a legal luminaire.
He had a very personal touch in his dealings, something that even attracted people from the other side of the political spectrum to seek his advice to resolve complex issues. His legal acumen was highly acclaimed, but his good advice went much further and was sought even for family matters, personal professional advice and crisis management of all kinds, he added.
The president of the Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, also tweeted his condolences and said: I greet and pray for the soul of a man who lived according to his convictions and gave his life to his country ...
The president of HDFC Ltd, Deepak Parekh, said the nation has lost one of its highest leaders. The country will always be indebted to him for leading one of India's most important reforms in recent times, which was the introduction of the GST.
He was appreciated for listening to the views of the industry and then presenting practical and implementable solutions. As an unconditional legal and intellectual, he stood out for his ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time as he was in charge of key ministries. Condolences to his family. India Inc. He must honor his legacy, Parekh said.
Vedanta President Anil Agarwal said it is an irreparable loss, not only for the party but for the entire nation.
With his profound experience in politics, law, finance and global scenario, I always found that he was a visionary, patient, extremely knowledgeable listener and someone who could visualize and analyze the long-term implications of any decision. The nation will greatly miss its decision. guidance, added Agarwal.
The president of the IIC, Vikram Kirloskar, described Jaitley as a true reformer and enthusiastic defender of economic liberalization.
... leaves an impressive political footprint that will continue to bring notable gains to the Indian economy for all time to come, he added.
The president and CEO of Biocon, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, tweeted that he was very sad to see that the life of such a young and dynamic political leader was truncated: he had much more to contribute to the development of our nation. RIP
Deeply saddened by the disappearance of Shri #ArunJaitley Ji. He was a national leader who demanded immense respect among all sectors of society. Shri #Jaitley left a mark as a pragmatic and progressive leader. Reformer to the core, he was a great friend of #ASSOCHAM, Prez: @BKGoenka, tweeted the camera.
The president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of PHD, Rajeev Talwar, described Jaitley as the best Minister of Finance that gave the country fiscal prudence and financial consolidation par excellence and made India one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and it is credited with the recognition of historical reforms such as Goods and Tax Services, Insolvent and Bankruptcy Code, among others.
#ArunJaitley ji was a wonderful human being, a great friend and a thorough professional. We had interacted several times and their understanding of our nation was very evolved. He will be remembered with love and deeply missed. Our country has lost a great son. #ripArunJaitley, tweeted JSW Group CMD Sajjan Jindal. The disappearance of Arun ji is a great loss for India. The country has lost a proud son; a patriot; a nationalist and someone who firmly believed in the tremendous economic potential that our country had to offer, said Ficci president Sandip Somany. RSN SR BAL