The court has posted the matter for 12th November.
MJ Akbar concludes his statement.
He further adds, “There was immediate damage because of the scurrilous nature of these concocted and false allegations.”
Talking about his life after the allegations did rounds, MJ Akbar says, “It has lowered my reputation in the eyes of the right-thinking members of the public, my friends, colleagues, peers and professional and political fraternity, thereby causing irreparable loss to my reputation and goodwill.”
Akbar’s advocate, Geeta Luthra, names a few publications that carried the tweets.
MJ Akbar submits certain tweets of Priya Ramani.
Talking about the Vogue article, MJ Akbar says, “The article has a history. It was first published in October 2017.”
MJ Akbar talks about his political career and repute as a journalist.
MJ Akbar appears to record his testimony to the Patiala House Court, regarding the defamation case against Priya Ramani.
Three days after resigning from the post of Union Minister on October 17, MJ Akbar registered a defamation charge against Priya Ramani. In the first session of the case, the Patiala House Court had ordered MJ Akbar to appear on the 31st October to submit his testimony.