Dr Varavara Rao to be shifted to Nanavati Hospital for medical exams, treatment on State expense: LIVE UPDATES from Bombay High Court

The Court has also clarified that family members will be allowed to visit Rao, subject to applicable protocols and that he cannot be discharged without informing the Court.
Dr Varavara Rao to be shifted to Nanavati Hospital for medical exams, treatment on State expense: LIVE UPDATES from Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court is hearing the plea moved by Pendyala Hemlatha, the wife of poet-activist Dr Varavara Rao, for his immediate release on bail citing medical grounds.

The virtual hearing yesterday was interrupted by audio disturbance following which the Court decided to conduct a physical hearing at the Court today.

Dr Varavara Rao to be shifted to Nanavati Hospital for medical exams, treatment on State expense: LIVE UPDATES from Bombay High Court
After audio difficulties in virtual court, Bombay High Court to hold physical sitting tomorrow to hear plea to release Varavara Rao

At the first hearing of Hemlatha's plea, the High Court directed that a medical examination be conducted to gauge Rao's health status.

Yesterday, Senior Advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for Hemlatha, described the one page medical report she had received as an "eyewash".

Live updates from the hearing today feature here.

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