New Delhi: Veteran lawyer and former Union Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away at his home in Delhi early on Sunday morning. He was 95.
Jethmalani served as the law minister and the urban development minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet. He was elected a member of parliament in the 6th and 7th Lok Sabha on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket from Mumbai.
In 1977 he received Human Rights Award instituted by World Peace Through Law for his fight against authoritarianism at Philippines.