Saxena earlier said in his plea that the Narmada Bachao Andolan activist made an incorrect statement of having denied issuing libelous press statement against him.
Presently lodged at the Dhar district jail (350 km from Bhopal), Patkar was arrested by the district police on Wednesday evening, hours after she was discharged from the Bombay Hospital in Indore.
According to sources, a team of doctors has been constantly monitoring her health. Since she has refused to break her fast, the doctors could give her only water and medicines through intravenous rout
The "Narmada Bachao Andolan" founder began fasting in Dhar's Chikhalda village on July 27, demanding proper rehabilitation and resettlement of those affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project.