The Delhi High Court has said that all 11 members of the BJP's top decision-making body, its parliamentary board, must send their responses by January 30.
The 80-year-old, who is a member of parliament, has demanded 50 lakhs as compensation from nine of the parliamentary board members - he has excluded Mr Vajpayee and Mr Modi, who is the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. He has also asked the court to declare that his expulsion was arbitrary and invalid. (Ram Jethmalani expelled from BJP for anti-party remarks, he calls order 'stupid')
Mr Jethmalani has alleged that he was penalized by senior party members who were upset by his open support for Mr Modi to be the BJP's prime ministerial candidate.
The allegations against Mr Gadkari led to Rajnath Singh taking over as BJP president in January.
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