The 95-Year-Old Lawyer handled some of the high-profile cases in the Supreme Court. He was Arvind Kejriwal's Counsel in the defamation suit involving former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Ram Jethmalani was born on September 14th, 1923. He was a 6-time Rajya Sabha Member. He even served as Union Minister in the United Front and NDA Government led by Vajpayee. In 2004, This Renowned Lawyer contested against then PM Vajpayee from Lucknow. BJP expelled him from the party in 2013 citing indiscipline. The legal battle between Jethmalani and BJP continued till 2018.
While extending condolences, PM Modi said: 'One of the best aspects of Shri Ram Jethmalani Ji was the ability to speak his mind without any fear. His fortitude and fight during the dark days of the Emergency for public liberties will be remembered. Helping the needy was an integral part of his persona'.