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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.
Arrested activists have no vested right to seek SIT probe into Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maharashtra to SC
The state also sought the dismissal of the petition of historian Romila Thapar against the arrests, saying that the allegations made are "moonshine allegations" against the probe agencies.
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud was told how a person currently in jail could write or receive letters.
Calling the charges against Sudha Bharadwaj a 'figment of imagination', the group claimed that the arrest seemed to be an attempt to malign her reputation and discredit her causes.
A 40-year-old graphics designer from Maharashtra's Thane district deposed as a witness and told the commission on Wednesday that she was among those injured in the violence.
The plea filed by Tushar Damgude sought that he be made a party in the pending case as it was he who had lodged the FIR in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence last year.
Demanding their release, PUCL members said the arrests were part of coordinated efforts to silence the voices raised for the most marginalised, exploited and deprived sections of the society.
Intellectuals, artists and writers Sunday denounced the house arrest of five human rights activists in connection with a probe into a case of caste violence in Maharashtra.
In a country-wide raid on Tuesday earlier this week, the police arrested five prominent activists. However, all of them have been kept under house arrest until September 6.
The trigger was a controversial tweet by filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri), who tweeted late on Tuesday evening regarding the arrests.
The petition filed by the five intellectuals alleged that the police action was the biggest attack on freedom and liberty of citizens by resorting to high-handedness without any credible evidence.