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The Right Stand: No 'Azaadi' For Free Expression In Bengal?

May 15, 2019 09:27 AM IST India India

After spending 4 days in judicial custody for allegedly sharing a morphed photo of CM Mamata Banerjee on social media, BJP worker Priyanka Sharma was granted bail by the top court today. However, it came with a rider, the Supreme court asked Sharma to apologise for her action. In her defence, the BJP worker said the order will have a 'chilling effect on freedom of expression'. The Howrah cops in a report to Chief judicial Magistrate demanded the FIR to be quashed as there is no substantial evidence against her. Tonight on The Right Stand, Anand Narasimhan asks, will apology dent right to 'Azaadi'?

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