Ram Jethmalani passes away: Narendra Modi, legal luminaries attend eminent jurist's last rites [Photos]
Ram Jethmalani, a doyen of the legal profession who bid adieu to the world at the age of 95, left behind a rich legacy of his seven-decade-long career.
People from various walks of life paid rich tributes to Ram Jethmalani, who passed away on Sunday. Narendra Modi, in his tribute to him, said that India has lost an 'exceptional lawyer and iconic public figure.' Image courtesy: Twitter/@PMOIndia
In his tribute, Modi also said that Jethmalani 'made rich contributions both in the court and Parliament.' Image courtesy: twitter.com/ @PMOIndia
Jethmalani was cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi on Sunday in the presence of family members, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, prominent politicians and legal luminaries. PTI
Jethmalani had served as Union minister in the United Front and BJP-led NDA governments. In this picture, defence minister Rajnath Singh is seen interacting with his family members after paying his last respects. PTI
Senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani paid his last respects to his father at the Lodhi Road Crematorium in New Delhi. He lit his father's funeral pyre at 5:30 pm on Sunday. PTI