Indian politics has lost a few stalwarts in recent times that is a significant loss to the nation. The most recent demise was of Arun Jaitley. Others on the list are Sushma Swaraj, Ananth Kumar, Parrikar and Vajpayee. These great names who died recently in politics can never be replaced, and their dedication to the country was unique.
Top 8 Personalities Who Died Recently in Politics
Charismatic Arun Jaitley
After studying law, Jaitley embraced politics and led BJP since 2000. He served as Law Minister under Vajpayee. He handled a variety of portfolios in the Ministries of Commerce and Industry, Law & Justice, Information & Broadcasting, Finance, and Defence. As Finance Minister he introduced the national goods and services tax.
Dynamic Sushma Swaraj died recently in Politics
Among the great leaders who died recently in politics is Sushma Swaraj who also studied law along with Sanskrit and Political Science. At 25 in 1977, she became the youngest Haryana Cabinet Minister. MLA for three terms and Member of Parliament for seven terms, she became Foreign Minister in 2014. After Indira Gandhi, she was the second woman to hold the External Affairs portfolio.
Industrious S. Jaipal Reddy
A persuasive speaker who died recently in politics, he served twice as Rajya Sabha member, five times in the Lok Sabha and four times as MLA. Petroleum, science, and technology were some portfolios.
Under I.K. Gujral, he worked in Information and Broadcasting as Union Minister. Later he worked as Union Minister Ministry of Earth Sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology.
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Effervescent Manohar Parrikar died recently in Politics
A former Defence Minister, he served four terms as Goa Chief Minister. His political career commenced with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a worker.
Firebrand George Fernandes
Rajya Sabha member from Bihar and former Union Minister, he served as a trade unionist, politician, and journalist. He held positions in communications and industry, railways and defense ministries.
Determined Muthuvel Karunanidhi
The Kalaignar who died recently in politics served as President of DMK ten times and Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for five terms.
Exceptional Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Mighty leader, orator, and writer, he led the country as Prime Minister three times.
Mighty Somnath Chatterjee
Former Lok Sabha Speaker and ten times MP, he was a Marxist leader.
Great leaders who died recently in politics live on in Indian hearts though no longer physically present. Legacies remain and the love of the people.