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Deodhar gets bail in defamation suit of CM

Correspondent

Agartala, August 30, 2017: BJP’s central observer Sunil Deodhar who is facing defamation suit moved by Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar was on Wednesday granted bail by West Tripura District and Session Judge R. Paul. The Public Prosecutor petitioned the suit in the court against Deodhar on August 7for attacking personal life style and politics of Chief Minister. 

The court fixed November 14 for next hearing in the case. Editor of a vernacular daily was also made respondent in the defamation for publishing full text of the speech threw at a public rally in April last earlier secured bail from the same court.

In a show of strength Sunil Deodhar was accompanied by two dozens of lawyers and few hundred supporters in the court premises. The court directed him to appear on day of next hearing.