Rajya Sabha Pays Respects To Former Parliamentarians Arun Jaitley, Ram Jethmalani And Others
Rajya Sabha Members Pay Tributes To Former Parliamentarians Arun Jaitley, Ram Jethmalani And OthersFinance Minister Arun Jaitley. (GettyImages)

Convening together for the Winter Session of the Parliament, the Rajya Sabha Members of Parliament (MPs) today paid tributes to former members of the Upper House, Arun Jaitley and Ram Jethmalani, Sukhdev Singh Libra, Jagannath Mishra and Gurudas Dasgupta who all left for their heavenly abode in the recent past, reports Asian News International (ANI).

After Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Vice President Venkaiah Naidu gave the obituary references to the sitting and former members of the house, the MPs present in the house paid homage to the distinguished parliamentarians.

Jethmalani, a noted lawyer, had served in the Rajya Sabha from 2016 to 2019. He died at the age of 95 on 8 September.

Jaitley, who served as finance minister in the first term of Modi government, was leader of the house from 2014 to 2019. He took his last breath in AIIMS Delhi at the age of 66 years.

Mishra, who was former chief minister of Bihar and a Congress leader, was a member of Rajya Sabha from 1988 to 1990 and later from 1994 to 2000. He passed away on 19 August this year.

Congress leader Libra served as an MP in the upper house from 1998 to 2004. He died on 6 September.

Dasgupta, a CPI member, breathed his last in Kolkata on 31 October. He was the member of Rajya Sabha in 1985, 1988 and 1994.

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