Chidambaram's lawyers and Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi said since SC agreed to hear the plea "challenging" the remand orders on September 2, the suggestion was made. The offer, however, was opposed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who is representing the agencies.
Let's hope lamp of liberty will shine bright: Chidambaram
"Let's hope the lamp of liberty will shine bright and illuminate the whole country. I will respect the law even if applied with an unequal hand by probe agencies," he had said, minutes before his arrest.