I am delighted beyond imaginable that #DishaRavi has been granted bail. But I find a few aspects of the Court's order both inexplicable and worrying.

Let me explain,
First, @NDTV reports that the Judge said, "...it cannot be presumed by resorting to surmises or conjectures that she also supported the secessionist tendencies or the violence caused on 26.01.2021.."

Q. What evidence did the Judge have to label the violence as "secessionist".
If the Judge was relying on the police charge that the violence was by #Khalistani agents then he should have been careful to qualify it as "allegedly secessionist violence".
Second, the Judge quoted from the Rig Veda, to say, "This 5000-year-old civilization of ours has never been averse to ideas from varied quarters". To rely on ancient scriptures rather than the law as enacted by Parliament is dangerous, unnecessary and irrelevant.
India is not yet, thankfully, a theocratic state. This makes it sound like the Hindu version of a sharia court quoting from some hadith to derive reason and argument for a decision. What if in future a quote from a Veda was to the detriment of a citizen's constitutional rights?
The passage from the Rig Veda is neither necessary nor sufficient, in and of itself, to sustain the judgement of the Court to grant bail. Indeed the facts of the case and the findings by the Judge merited dismissal of all charges forthwith.

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