The plea, filed by the father of one of the blast victims, came up for hearing before a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar.
A red-faced BJP switched to damage-control mode on Thursday, condemning Sadhvi’s remark and removing her from the Parliament’s consultative committee on defence.
Since the time the BJP fielded Thakur in the Lok Sabha polls against Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, the politician has been endlessly making controversial remarks.
Amit Shah defends Sadhvi Pragya's candidature from Bhopal, says real culprits of Malegaon case evaded law
Sadhvi Pragya, who is out on bail in the Malegaon blast case of 2008, has been fielded by the BJP from Bhopal constituency.
The apex court had last week reserved its verdict on Purohit's plea seeking interim bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
The HC had refused to accept Purohit's contention that he had attended the meetings as part of a "covert military intelligence operation."
Sadhvi Pragya and Purohit accused of involvement in Malegaon bomb blast case in which eight persons were killed.
A bomb strapped to a motorcycle had exploded in Malegaon on September 29, 2008, killing seven people and injuring around 100.