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On 18 November, the high court had noted that 81-year-old suffered from neurological ailments and also needed post-Covid care after recovering from the viral infection.
Rao, 81, had filed a bail application & writ petition asking to be shifted to Nanavati Hospital immediately, owing to his 'diminishing neurological and physical health condition'.
The charge sheet, which has already been prepared, says the accused were operating as ‘part of the urban components of the Naxals’.
In a joint statement, academics and scientists urge the government to end crackdown on 'urban naxals' and instead find the real culprits that caused Bhima-Koregaon violence in 2018.
Bhima Koregaon Shaurya Din Prerana Abhiyan has put out a video by Gorkhe and Gaichor, who are its members, in which the 2 men allege NIA had forced them to be witnesses in the case.
The two sons-in-law, a professor and a journalist respectively, of Telegu poet Varavara Rao have categorically denied any connection to the case.
Bharadwaj sought bail on grounds that she suffered from chronic conditions which put her at higher risk of contracting Covid-19, which the NIA refuted.
Hany Babu & 11 others are accused of attending the Elgar Parishad, which allegedly triggered violence in Bhima Koregaon on 1 January 2018.
The NIA, who had earlier accused Babu of having links with the CPI (M), arrested him on 28 July for his alleged involvement in the Elgar Parishad case.
Activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, has cited her health to seek bail from Bombay HC.