New Delhi: The prime minister, Narendra Modi, has condoled the demise of Soli Sorabjee.

In a tweet, Modi said: “Shri Soli Sorabjee was an outstanding lawyer and intellectual. Through law, he was at the forefront of helping the poor and downtrodden. He will be remembered for his noteworthy tenures India’s Attorney General. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers.”