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Mamata meme: Arrested BJP activist moves Supreme Court

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Monday moved the against her arrest last week for allegedly sharing on a meme of

A vacation bench of Justices and agreed to hear the matter on Tuesday.

Sharma's sought an urgent hearing in the matter contending that legal work in had been halted since April 25 in view of the ongoing lawyers strike and she had no choice but to move the in the absence of any legal recourse.

The is accused of sharing on a photo of photo-shopped on a picture of from last week's MET Gala event in She was arrested on Saturday and then remanded to 14 days judicial custody.

The (BJP) and the (TMC) are in an intense fight to wrest control of West Bengal's 42 seats.

Sharma's family has termed her arrest "political vendetta".

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 14:58 IST
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