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The Dalit scholar, who was arrested last week and released following a court order, approached the high court seeking protection from arrest.
The case relates to the organizing of a meeting on 31st December 2017 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the last Anglo-Maratha battle, which took place at Bhima-Koregaon.
The appeal challenged the Bombay High Court refusal to extend the 90-day limit for filing charge-sheet.
Teltumbde told a bench of Justices B P Dharmadhikari and Sarang Kotwal that he was not part of anything illegal and all his social and financial dealings had always been "above board".
SC was hearing an appeal of the state government against a Bombay High Court order refusing to extend the time limit of 90 days by another 90 days for filing the probe report in the violence case.
The 200th anniversary of the battle on January 1 this year was marred by violence, with one person getting killed.
Academician Zoya Hasan and lawyer Vrinda Grover also addressed the gathering.
CM Devendra Fadnavis added that cases against the people involved in serious crimes will not be dropped.
A charge sheet has already been filed in the case against activists Surendra Gadling, Shoma Sen, Mahesh Raut, Rona Wilson and Sudhir Dhawale and five 'underground' Maoist leaders.
Bhima-Koregaon case: HC extends relief from arrest to activist Gautam Navlakha, others till Thursday
A bench of Justices B P Dharamadhikari and Sarang Kotwal will hear on Thursday the petitions filed by the three activists, challenging the FIR registered against them by Pune Police on January 1.
The immediate goal will be to defeat the ruling coalition.
The Supreme Court has rejected a plea seeking relief for five rights activists who were arrested in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.
Fadnavis said the decision of the top court proved that there was no conspiracy behind action taken by the state police.
Chronology of events that led up to the Supreme Court refusing to appoint a SIT to probe the arrest of five rights activists by the Maharashtra Police.
Justice A M Khanwilkar read out the verdict for himself and the CJI, while Justice D Y Chandrachud said he was unable to agree with the view of the two judges.