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Arun Jaitley

Profile of Arun Jaitley.

Updated: Nov 09, 2017 18:34 IST
(Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley.
(Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley.(Reuben Singh/ HT photo)

Arun Jaitley heads the finance and corporate affairs ministries and is a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Pary. Jaitley started his political career as a student activist and went on to become the Delhi University Students Union president in 1974.

He was the BJP president from 2004 to 2009, and then served as the leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha from 2009 to 2014. Jaitley is a senior advocate in the Delhi High Court and was Additional Solicitor General of India in 1989-90.