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                                             there is no palpable reason to  on Wednesday expressed happi- said that the subordinate judi-
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                                             not grant bail to her as she has  ness over the release of “climate  ciary has started questioning the
        ‘toolkit’ Google document.           no criminal background.             activist” Disha Ravi in connec- misuse of sedition law.
            Disha  Ravi’s  father  on           Congress leader Kapil Sibal  tion with the ‘toolkit’ case and             “Bail to Disha, Hearten-
        Wednesday said that her daugh-                                                                                ing to note that while superior
        ter has not done anything wrong                                                                               courts have chosen to wait and
        and justice has been done. “Jus-                                                                              watch in matters of sedition the
        tice has been done. My daugh-                                                                                 subordinate judiciary has start-
        ter had done nothing wrong. We                                                                                ed questioning the misuse of se-
        believe in our country’s judicia-                                                                             dition law,” the Congress lead-
        ry,” Ravi Annappa, Disha Ravi’s                                                                               er tweeted. A Delhi Sessions
        father told reporters on her bail                                                                             Court on Tuesday granted bail
        in the toolkit case. “We are not                                                                              to climate activist Disha Ravi,
        connected with anybody. We                                                                                    who was arrested for being in-
        are only asking this basic ques-                                                                              volved in sharing a ‘toolkit’ on
        tion about the climate. I am an                                                                               social media in connection with
        Indian, we have to respect the                                                                                the ongoing farmers’ protest.
        nation’s rules and regulations,”                                                                                  Earlier,  Public Prosecutor
        he added.                                                                                                     Advocate Vikas representing
            While Disha Ravi’s mother                                                                                 the Delhi Police had informed
        Manjula  said,  “We  are  happy.                                                                              the court that there are two
        We believe in the system and                                                                                  other accused in this case - Ni-
        the law.”                                                                                                     kita and Shantanu -- who have
            The Delhi Sessions Court                                                                                  joined the investigation. Re-
        had granted bail to Disha, sub-                                                                               cently, both of them have been
        ject to two sureties of Rs 1 lakh                                                                             granted  protection  from  arrest
        each.                                  A protest against the arrest of Disha Ravi, at Connaught Place in New   by the Bombay High Court. She
            The Sessions Court at Pati-                              Delhi on Monday. (ANI)                           was one of the editors of the
        ala House Court observed that                                                                                 ‘Toolkit’ Google document.

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