Arun Jaitley

The former Union Minister who passed away on August 24, was appointed as the chief of Delhi's cricket body in 1999 and he held the post for 13 years.

During his tenure at DDCA, Jaitley got the stadium renovated into a modern facility, increasing its capacity by multiple times and also refurbishing the cricket dressing rooms

PM Modi visited Arun Jaitley's residence today and paid tribute to Arun Jaitley and extends his condolences to the bereaved family.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to late Arun Jaitley at his residence and extend condolences to the bereaved family.

Arun Jaitley passed away in New Delhi at the AIIMS hospital on August 24. He was 66.

"For his contribution to nation-building and his love for cricket, it is only fair that a facility like this should be named in his memory," Gambhir's letter to Lieutenant Governor read.

Jaitley passed away in New Delhi on Saturday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was 66.He was cremated with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat in the national capital on Sunday.

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley was cremated with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat here on Sunday.

A four-time member of Rajya Sabha, he became a Cabinet minister in the government of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2000. He was Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha from June 2009 to 2014.

In a condolence letter to Sangeeta Jaitley, the Gandhi scion said he is deeply saddened by the demise of her husband. "His voice will no longer reverberate within hallowed portals of the Parliament, we will remember his presence," he wrote.