Delhi Court Convicts Medha Patkar In Defamation Case Filed By Delhi LG VK Saxena

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A Delhi Court on Friday convicted Narmada Bachao Andolan leader and activist Medha Patkar in the criminal defamation case lodged against her by Vinai Kumar Saxena in 2001. VK Saxena is presently Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor.
Metropolitan Magistrate Raghav Sharma of Saket Courts convicted Patkar for the offence of criminal defamation under Section 500 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860.
Saxena filed the case against Patkar in 2001. He filed the case against Patkar for defaming him in a press note dated November 25, 2000, titled “true face of patriot.”

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