Hyderabad/Chennai, Aug.24 (Maxim News): On hearing demise of former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley this afternoon, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was here to attend passing out parade of IPS probationers at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Police Academy, on Saturday cut short his visit and rushed back to New Delhi.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday cancelled his visit to Nellore in Andhra Pradesh and rushed to Delhi in view of Jaitley’s death. No sooner than Naidu boarded a chopper to go to Nellore, about 170 km from here by 12.20 pm, the message on Jaitley’s death was conveyed to him and the helicopter, which was then taxing returned to bay. Then, the Vice President headed to the nearby Raj Bhavan and is scheduled to take a flight to Delhi soon. (Maxim News)