Ram Jethmalani Indias most famous lawyer died at the age of 95 on Sunday morning at his residence in New Delhi. He has been dealing with age-related issues for a few months. Last Rites will be performed in the evening at the Lodhi Road crematorium in Delhi. He was an Indian lawyer and politician. He served as India’s Union Law Minister, as chairman of the Indian Bar Council, and as the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association.
Ram Jethmalani was born in Shikarpur Sindh on 14 September 1923, Sindh is the division of the then Bombay Presidency, now part of Pakistan. He is known as a courageous and heart spoken person, Jethmalani has appeared in several high profile cases.
Some of them are:
Manu Sharma’s defence in the Jessica Lall murder case.
Amit Shah’s defence in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.
Amit Jogi’s defence in the Jaggi murder case.
Sanjay Chandra’s bail in the supreme court in the 2G case.
Kulbhushan Parashar’s bail in the navy war room leak case.
Kanimozhi’s defence in 2G spectrum case.
Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy’s special leave petition on stay for C.B.I. probe on money laundering in his companies.
Yeddyurappa’s case on illegal mining scam.
A. G. Perarivalan, T Suthendraraja alias Santhan, and Sriharan alias Murugan, all convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
Ramdev’s defence on use of force on the followers of Baba Ramdev at Ramlila grounds on 4 June 2011.
Shiv Sena’s defence in the Krishna Desai murder case.
Asaram Bapu’s defence in Jodhpur sexual assault case.
Lalu Prasad Yadav’s defence in the supreme court; bail in the fodder scam case on 13 December 2013.
Subrata Roy in Sahara-SEBI case.
AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa, convicted in the disproportionate assets case, in the Karnataka High Court.
AAP president Arvind Kejriwal, in the defamation case filed by Arun Jaitley.
On 9 September 2017, he announced his retirement from the legal profession.