ICJ's Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: PM Narendra Modi lauds lawyer Harish Salve for his UN court presentation

PM Modi also expressed satisfaction at today's order where ICJ asked Pakistan not to execute alleged spy Kulbushan Jadhav pending its final decision and inform it of the steps being taken to implement the order.

After India scored a victory over Pakistan in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called up External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj where he lauded veteran lawyer Harish Salve's effort in the International Court of Justice.

PM Modi also expressed satisfaction at today's order where ICJ asked Pakistan not to execute alleged spy Kulbushan Jadhav pending its final decision and inform it of the steps being taken to implement the order.

Swaraj was also all praise for Jadhav. She tweeted saying, "We are grateful to Mr.Harish Salve for presenting India's case so effectively before ICJ."

She also complimented her team of officers in the ministry of external affairs for their tireless efforts and hard work.

Salve, one of the most expensive lawyers in the country who is known to charge as high as anywhere between Rs 6 lakh to Rs 15 lakh per appearance in the Supreme Court or the Delhi High Court, charged only Re one for this case which was in the national interest.

Also a former solicitor general of India, some of his most high-profile clients include Salman Khan, Mukesh Ambani, Lalit Modi, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati, Amarinder Singh, Parkash Singh Badal, Keshub Mahindra and Vodafone India.

Harish Salve was also part of the team that successfully argued at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against a bid by Marshall Islands to sue India for violating the nuclear disarmament obligations.

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