LG attends book launch of ‘A New India-Selected Writings’ of Arun Jaitley
New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today attended the book launch of ‘A New India- Selected Writings’ of Arun Jaitley.
The event was presided over by M Venkaiah Naidu, former Vice President of India.
Paying his tributes to Padma Vibhushan Arun Jaitley, LG said that Jaitley brought immense grace to public life.
His pursuit for reforms under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi ensured that the dream of making India a developed nation is realized soon, LG said.
“Arun Jaitley ji was a man with vision, who vociferously supported the true integration of J&K with India, removing the discriminatory practices prevalent in the erstwhile state,” he observed.
As voice of the people of J&K, Arun Ji in his blog on 2 Dec 2013 had highlighted their plight, demanding abrogation of Article 370. His last blog on 6 August 2019 was also on J&K. Through, his writing, he contributed immensely to bring equality and social justice to people of J&K, said LG.
LG said that Jaitley’s foremost priority was to enrich the nation and his voice for social justice, his priceless legacy will live.
“His writing and this book will be a beacon light for the new generation to follow his ideals and contribute towards nation building,” he said.
He said that Prime Minister’s resolve of removing discrimination from J&K, which was strongly advocated by Jaitley is bearing fruits now as the development is taking place in every nook and corner of the Union Territory.
A towering man of ideas and ideals, Arun Jaitley was undoubtedly one of the greatest speakers with a sensitive and compassionate heart. From domestic, foreign policy to economic reforms, from a caring human being to a charismatic leader, he left a lasting impression on Indian politics, LG said.