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Jethmalani nominated to Rajya Sabha

President APJ Abdul Kalam nominated Jethmalani after a recommendation from the Government.

india Updated: Apr 10, 2006 14:49 IST

Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani was on Monday nominated to the Rajya Sabha against the vacancy created due to the death of a member.

President APJ Abdul Kalam nominated Jethmalani after a recommendation from the Government, an official spokesman said.

The senior Supreme Court lawyer was nominated to fill the seat which fell vacant due to the demise of Vidya Niwas Misra, who died in a road accident last year.

Jethmalani, whose term as Rajya Sabha member ended on April 2, will continue till August 2009 which was the remainder of the term of Misra.