Ram Jethmalani targets Gurumurthy on clean chit to Nitin Gadkari
"I don't know how many leaders have accepted Gurumurthy's advice", he said
On Gadkari getting a second term after RSS support, Jethmalani said "I don't believe that such a state is contemplated...I don't believe that there is any RSS pressure.
I'm not sure that RSS has given the same advice what Gurumurthy has given."
Asked what made him think so, he said "I have my own contacts with RSS. I have many reasons to say this" but added he is not in a position to disclose anything more on this.
Jethmalani also stood by his comment on Ram, the protagonist of epic Ramayan, that he was a "bad husband" and refused to apologise for the same or withdraw it.
"It was not a mistake...I don't owe any apology...There is no reason why I should apologise. If people have lost their sense of humour, I can't help it," he said.
He went on to say that "I have serious doubts about whether he (Ram) is in that sense a historical figure."
Asked if his comment about Ram was an attempt to embarrass BJP, Jethmalani said "I have no motivation to embarrass BJP. I want to strengthen the party."
He also said he won't apologise for the comment. "I have no obligation of any kind of