Chidambaram appears as advocate in SC
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Chidambaram appears as advocate in SC

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The former Union Minister, Mr. P Chidambaram, on Wednesday appeared as an advocate in the Supreme Court, for the first time after getting bail in the INX Media case.

He appeared against Mr. Kapil Sibal and Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi in connection with the hearing in a domestic violence and divorce case. Interestingly, Mr Sibal and Mr Singhvi had represented Mr Chidambaram for getting bail in the INX Media case.

The former Minister was released from Tihar Jail on December 4 after being granted bail and on Thursday he attended the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament. The Congress leader had on December 4 said that he was happy to have stepped out from the jail and breathing the air of freedom after 106 days.

'I am happy that I have stepped out and breathing the air of freedom after 106 days,' he said after meeting the Congress president, Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, at her residence. The court set aside the Delhi High Court's order which had refused to grant bail to Mr. P Chidambaram and directed him not to tamper with evidence and influence witnesses in the case.

He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in the money laundering case on October 16.

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