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Poonam Mahajan expresses satisfaction over bail to Priyanka Sharma

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on Tuesday expressed satisfaction after the granted bail to Priyanka Sharma, who had been arrested last week for a meme on

Mahajan said: "The kind of anarchy that is rampant in is a serious matter. I want to thank the for granting bail to "

"However, to ask her to write an apology letter puts a question mark on freedom of speech for the youth. We will see how we take it forward," Mahajan told ANI.

said: "I want to thank the SC. This is an appropriate response to Mamata Banerjee's cruelty. It is a victory for democracy."

Sharma, convenor of the Bharatiya Janata Party's youth wing in Howrah, had on May 9 posted a picture of at the recent Metropolitan Museum Gala in with Banerjee's face allegedly superimposed on the

In Howrah, her family distributed sweets and thanked the for granting her bail. Sharma's mother said that the state government's decision to arrest her daughter was not right.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 16:30 IST