Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95

 

Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95

 

 

Noted Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani has passed away at the age of 95 years.

 

 

He breathed his last at his Delhi residence early this morning.

 

 

The senior lawyer was suffering from a prolonged illness since sometimes back.

 

 

For the last few weeks, the health of the former law minister was deteriorating.

 

 

Jethmalani was a senior lawyer in the Apex Court.

 

 

He served as a union minister for law and urban development in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet.

 

 

Ram Jethmalani also served the chairman of the Bar Council of India.

 

 

He is known for fighting several high-profile cases.

 

 

Jethmalani, who began his career as a lawyer in Sindh (now in Pakistan).

 

 

He had also represented former union minister LK Advani in the Hawala scam.

 

 

Known as a doyen of criminal law in India, Jethmalani practiced criminal law for six decades.

 

 

He served as the union minister in UPA and NDA governments.

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