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Medha Patkar files defamation case against Indian Express
PTI
(New Delhi, Dec 15)

Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar today filed a criminal defamation case against the Indian Express in a city court for having carried an advertisement allegedly defamatory to her and the Narmada Movement.

Patkar in her complaint named V K Saxena , president of National Council for Civil Liberties, which had given the advertisement, the Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and its publisher G R Saxena as accused.

Metropolitan magistrate R S Nag, before whom the complaint was filed through counsel Ashok Arora and Prashant Bhushan, fixed January 11 for recording statement of Patkar.

The complaint also mentioned that the Indian Express had carried a clarification later saying the publication was merely an advertisement and the "paper does not subscribe to contents of the veiws expressed therein".


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