Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has expressed grief over the death of legal luminary and former union minister Ram Jethmalani and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family members.

YS Jagan said, "Jethmalani will be remembered as a great legal expert who had handled high-profile cases in his long and illustrious career. May his soul rest in peace."

Jethmalani passed away on Sunday at the age of 95. He breathed his last at 7.45 am at his official residence in New Delhi, his son Mahesh Jethmalani said. Mahesh and other close acquaintances said Ram Jethmalani was not keeping well for a few months.

Ram Jethmalani passed away a few days before his 96th birthday on September 14.

Mahesh said his father's last rites will be performed in the evening at the Lodhi road crematorium here.

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