Noted jurist Ram Jethmalani has finally announced his retirement after 70 years of serving the profession.
Jethamalani, has also worked as a Union Law Minister and a Chairman of Bar Council of India.
Ahead of his retirement Jethmalani made several scathing attacks at the government and alleged that the present NDA government has "let down" the bnation like the previous UPA dispensation.
"It is the duty of the members of the bar and all good citizens to rise to this great calamity," he said adding that they should do their best to see that those in positions of power are shown the exit door as soon as possible.
• He has handled biggest cases like Subrata Roy in Sahara-SEBI case, AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa, who has been convicted in the disproportionate assets case, in the Karnataka High Court, AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal in defamation case filed by Arun Jaitley.
"I am here just to tell you I am retiring from the profession but I am taking on a new role as long as I am alive. I wish to combat the corrupt politicians that have been brought into the position of power and I hope the condition of India will take good shape," Jethmalani said. (All images: PTI)