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Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani.

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani arrested again in Assam after bail in PM tweet row

Mevani's lawyer told Hindustan Times that the bail has been granted in connection with the case lodged in Kokrajhar. On April 20, Mevani was arrested by the Assam Police in Palanpur circuit house in Gujarat and then taken to Ahmedabad. The independent MLA for Vadgam was arrested following an FIR filed against him by an Assam BJP leader Arup Kumar Dey for his alleged offensive tweets targeting the prime minister.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI Photo)

Efforts being made to break, but no power could finish India: PM Modi

Referring to the continued ancient flow of Indian consciousness, PM Narendra Modi said that India is not just a land mass but is an expression of civilisation, culture, harmony and possibilities. Modi said many other civilisations perished as they could not adapt to the changing times, but Indian civilisation has endured for thousands of years.

Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya.

‘Now, are they not terrorists?’: SP Maurya on Hindu leader, seer's rewards to behead, cut his tongue off

Amid this controversy, SP Maurya met Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday and later told reporters that the former will “make a statement at the right time”, ANI quoted him as saying. Though Yadav has not spoken about the matter, it is believed that he is unhappy over Maurya's remarks. Several SP MLAs have distanced themselves from Maurya.

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