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Jul 12 5 tweets 3 min read
#SupremeCourt to shortly hear plea by 82-yr-old Telugu poet Varavara Rao seeking permanent medical bail.

Bench of Justices UU Lalit, S Ravindra Bhat and Sudhanshu Dhulia will hear the matter.

#bhimakoregaon #bhimakoregaoncase #varavararao #bail Image
Rao's earlier temporary medical bail granted by the Bombay High Court ends today.

Read more about the plea here:…
Senior Advocate Anand Grover appears for Rao. Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta for the NIA.

#bhimakoregaon #bhimakoregaoncase
SG asks for it to be kept tomorrow or day after as he has to appear in fresh matters. Protection may continue.

Grover: I will never come in SG's way. Mr Mehta is very busy.

Bench: you suggest a date.

Grover: He has to look after governments my lords.
Order: At joint request of counsel, list as first item on July 19. Interim protection to continue till further orders.

SG: Please say till Tuesday.

Justice Lalit: No, we don't want the man to be picked up of matter not heard.

SG: My lords know better it creates tendency.

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SG: let us not sensationalise.

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Justice Gavai: We'll put if for hearing when ..
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