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Arun Jaitley don’t want to be part of Narendra Modi’s new government

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New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley wrote letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he cannot take active responsibility in new government due to his poor health condition.

Jaitley said that he have not only wrote a letter to Prime Minister but also informed Modi orally about his desire to not be a part of new BJP government so he can concentrate on his treatment and health. “I am writing to you to formally request you that i should be allowed a reasonable time for myself, my treatment and my health, and therefore, not be a part of any responsibility, for the present, in the new government,” Jaitley said in his letter.

 

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Earlier in January, Arun fell ill and was undergoing treatment in US. Just ahead of Interim Budget, Piyush Goyal was appointed interim finance minister as Jaitley couldn’t be present there.

Jaitley was not seen at BJP’s headquarters where party was celebrating their victory on the Lok Sabha elections result day.

Arun is one of top three leaders in BJP and the government, After Modi and party President Amit Shah but he was not spotted on result day.

 

Arun Jaitey gives jolt to Narendra Modi by not becoming Finance Minister:

As we know that Jaitley has not made his appearance in public for about two weeks but he is in constant touch with people by publishing blogs and messages on social media.

 

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Jaitley has often acted as chief troubleshooter in Modi government as he is a lawyer-turned politician. In past five year, Jaitley steered through parliament major economic legislation such as a Goods and Services Tax (GST) – Which had weaken for nearly two decades – and has defended controversial policies for the government.

When he first took office in 2014, Modi had given him responsibility of three ministries- Finance, defense and information and broadcasting ministries.

 

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Arvind Kejriwal ropes in Prashant Kishor for image makeover

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New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has inked a deal with Indian Political Action Committee (IPAC) for image makeover, the party chief Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday.

The AAP had secured 67 out of 70 assembly seats in Delhi in the last assembly elections in 2014. The date of assembly election in Delhi is to be announced soon as the poll needs to be completed by February 14, 2020.

Political strategist and currently an influential leader of the Janata Dal (United), Prashant Kishor runs advocacy group IPAC.

The advocacy group also declared on Saturday they have inked a deal with Kejriwal’s party.

On social media platforms, Kejriwal said: “Happy to share that IPAC is coming on-board with us. Welcome aboard!”

The advocacy group also said: “After Punjab results, we acknowledged you as the toughest opponent that we have ever faced. Happy to join forces now with Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party.”

Kishore worked with the Congress in 2017 for Punjab and Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. His wrote a successful story in Punjab in helping the Congress come back to power after two successive electoral losses.

Currently, Kishor is national vice-president of the JD(U) led by Nitish Kumar. JD(U) is an ally of the BJP at Centre as well in Bihar.

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