Patna, Aug 24 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed his deep sorrow over the demise of former union minister Arun Jaitley and announced two-day state mourning.
Kumar in his condolence message said Jaitley Ji was an extraordinarily talented person and had successfully shouldered the responsibilities of various ministries in the Centre. He said Jaitley was also an excellent legal expert.
He said Jaitley reached a great height in his public life through his high political values and principles. He commanded respect cutting across political parties of different ideologies on the strength of his towering personality, Nitish said, adding that he had a personal relationship with Jaitley and was very much shocked over his demise.(UNI)