Veteran criminal lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away early on Sunday at his New Delhi residence
Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95 Veteran Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away
Jethmalani had a strong impact on the judiciary of the country and appeared in many high-profile cases, some of which are still referred for teaching tricks of the trade to budding law students.
Jethmalani came in the spotlight after he got involved with the Nanavati murder case, which was one of the last cases to be heard by a jury in India. It was subsequently abolished in 1959.
He became one of the highest-paid lawyers in India due to his ability to turn around the hardest of cases and defended many high-profile personalities including politicians and gangsters throughout his career.
Known for his contributions in the field of law
A senior lawyer who has made a nationwide reputation by arguing boldly in tens of high profile cases
Veteran lawyer Ram Boolchand Jethmalani passed away on Sunday at the age of 95, leaving behind a huge void in India’s legal circle. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “India has not only lost an exceptional lawyer but also an iconic personality.”