Delhi HC exempts journalist Swati Chaturvedi from personal appearance in defamation case [Corrected]

JNU

The Delhi High Court today granted exemption to journalist Swati Chaturvedi from appearing in the defamation case filed against her by BJP spokesperson Tajinder Singh Bagga.

Bagga had filed a defamation case against Chaturvedi after she had posted a tweet commenting on the BJP’s move to appoint Bagga as its spokesperson. The tweet read:

“Now the man who beat up @pbhushan1 was arrested in a sexual harassment case speaks for @BJP4India. Good . . .

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