Under the Article 80 of the Constitution, senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani has been nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday 31 May, 2021.
Mahesh Jethmalani is the son of Eminent Lawyer, Late Ram Jethmalani who as a chairman of the Indian Bar council, has served as India’s Union minister of law and justice and as the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association. He is a senior advocate in the Bombay High Court.
Mahesh Jethmalani was nominated for the seat vacated by the recent demise of MP Raghunath Mohapatra.
He has also been associated with Bharatiya Janata Party in the past and was also a member of the National Executive of the BJP.