Joint Registrar Pankaj Gupta issued notice to Mr Kejriwal asking him to respond why the defamation proceedings against him should not be initiated.
He fixed July 26 as the next date of hearing in the matter, by when Mr Kejriwal has to file his response.
During the cross-examination of the Minister on May 17 before Joint Registrar in the Delhi High Court, Jethmalani had used a term Mr Jaitley had found objectionable.
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