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Court allows Jethmalani, BJP plea to withdraw case

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A on Friday allowed a joint application of noted and the (BJP) to withdraw a suit related to expulsion of the from the party.

disposed of the suit after both sides agreed to end the suit.

Jethmalani's and told the court that the and the party had amicably resolved the issue as had expressed "regret" over the senior lawyer's expulsion.

and called on and expressed "their sincere regret at the expulsion of the plaintiff", the joint application said.

It said Shah and Yadav acknowledged the contribution of to the party.

Jethmalani has challenged the party's decision to expel him in May 2013 and asked the court to declare the move null and void and sought damages of Rs 50 lakh from the BJP.



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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 19:58 IST