Noted lawyer and former Union law minister Ram Jethmalani passed away at the age of 95 after suffering from prolonged illness on Sunday morning after his health deteriorated over the last two weeks.
The veteran lawyer had been suffering from months, according to his family members. According to sources, Jethmalani was bedridden for a week and had lost a lot of weight. Ram Jethmalani breathed his last at 7.45 am at his official residence in New Delhi.
Jethmalani is survived by his son, Mahesh Jethmalani and his daughter who lives in the US.
Born in Sikhapur of Sindh province on September 14, 1923, Ram Jethmalani fought many high-profile cases in the Supreme Court, high courts and trial courts.
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