Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Saturday expressed grief over the demise of former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Rao, in a message, recalled the service of Jaitley to the nation and prayed that the departed leader's soul rests in peace.
Expressing shock over the death, Kishan Reddy said the departed leader was an "erudite attorney and an astounding orator" who made significant contributions towards nation-building.
TRS working president K T Rama Rao said Jaitley was one of the most well-informed and composed Union Ministers he had interacted with.
"Extremely saddened to learn about the demise of Former Union Minister Sri @arunjaitely ji. Condolences to his family.
"One of the most well informed & composed union ministers I've had the good fortune of interacting many times.
Always forthright & ebullient," Rama Rao, son of the Chief Minister, tweeted.
Expressing grief over the death, state BJP president K Laxman said the void caused by the former Union Minister's demise would never be filled.PTI