Written By: Yashika Sabharwal
Ram Jethmalani death`s: India has lost a great intellectual solicitor
- Ram Jethmalani, Veteran Lawyer, and Former Union Minister Died at the age of 95
- India has lost an exceptional lawyer: Ram Jethmalani
- A six-time Rajya Sabha member, Ram Jethmalani died at 95
The Virtuoso lawyer and former Union Minister Mr. Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday, 8th September 2019 at the age of 95 at his New Delhi residence.
Ram Jethmalani was not well for the last few months of the year 2019, his son Mahesh said. The legitimate lawyer died at 7:45 am. His last rite was performed on 9th of September evening at 5.30pm, Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi. Prominent Law ministers like Ravi Shankar Prasad and many other prominent faces paid tributes to the lawyer at the cremation with PM Modi.
Ram Jethmalani Political career
Ram Jethmalani was a six-time Rajya Sabha member and served as a Union Minister in the United Front for the BJP-led NDA governments. In the year 2016, he was prominently elected for the Rajya Sabha on RJD ticket.
He was the only person who is virtuoso and was elected to both the houses of parliament. He was elected for both tickets as on the BJP ticket several times but he had a tempestuous relationship with the party. He was also a minister of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s time and his cabinet in the year 1998 and then proceeded again in October 1999. However, after a few years in his government, he quit the Vajpayee government in the year 2000.
Commenting on Jethmalani’s demise, there are full of tweets in dolorous notes and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one of them. He said that the country has lost its exceptional lawyer and iconic political figure.
His tweet says- “In the passing away of Ram Jethmalani Ji, our nation has lost an exceptional and tremendous lawyer and iconic public figure who made rich contributions both in the Court and Parliament for India. He was witty, courageous, and never shied away from boldly expressing himself on any subject”.
Several big leaders like Union Home Minister, Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Mr. Jethmalani’s home to pay their last respects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also met Jethmalani’s family to express his condolences