Uma Bharti wants to meet Sadhvi Pragya, Malegaon blast accused

Former BJP leader Uma Bharti wishes to meet Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a prime accused in the Malegaon blast case, currently in prison.

Bhopal: Firebrand former BJP leader Uma
Bharti wishes to meet Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a prime
accused in the Malegaon blast case, currently in prison.

Bharti`s lawyer, Sudhakar Dwivedi, has written to
Pragya`s lawyer Bal Desai in this regard.

"Kindly make arrangements as per legal procedure for my
client`s meeting with your client", advocate Dwivedi stated in
the letter, released to the media in Bhopal.

When Sadhvi Pragya was being treated for spinal problems
at Ayurveda Seva Sangh Hospital in Nashik last year, Bharti, a
former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, had reportedly visited
her.

After Pragya Singh was arrested in connection with
Malegaon blast, Bharti, in October 2008, had said that Pragya
had been a disciple of Maharaj Avdesh Anand and there was no
way in which she could be a part of any violent activity.

She had alleged that it was a conspiracy to defame
Hindutva forces, and Sadhvi would be found innocent
eventually.

PTI

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