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Police: Disha helped draft toolkit document, partnered with pro-Khalistani group | India News

NEW DELHI: Bengaluru-based climate activist Disha Ravi played a key role in spreading the “toolkit” in support of the farmers’ protest and even created a WhatsApp group to create the document, she claimed on Sunday Delhi police.
Disha, 21, was arrested by police on Saturday in connection with the investigation of the toolkit that has been shared by teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and others on Twitter.
Police told the court that Disha, along with others, also collaborated with the pro-Khalistani Poetic Justice Foundation to spread discontent against the Indian state.
“Disha Ravi is an editor of the Google Doc Toolkit and a key conspirator in the formulation and dissemination of the document. She started a WhatsApp group and collaborated to make the Toolkit document. She worked closely with them to draft the document,” police said.
Refuting Disha’s claim that she edited only two lines of the toolkit, police said the activist was the one who shared the document with Thunberg.
“… she (Disha Ravi) asked Greta to remove the main Doc after its incriminating details accidentally fell into the public domain. This is many times more than the two lines of editing that she claims,” ​​she told the court .
According to ANI, Disha broke down in the courtroom during the hearing and told the judge that he edited only two lines of the document and wanted to support the farmers’ agitation.
Subsequently, the court sent Disha into police custody for five days.
Ravi, who graduated in Business Administration from a private university in Bengaluru, is one of the founding members of a group called ‘Fridays For Future India’.
The Delhi Police Cyber ​​Cell had filed an FIR on 4 February against the “pro-Khalistan” creators of the “toolkit” for waging a “social, cultural and economic war against the Government of India.”
The case against unidentified persons was registered on charges of criminal conspiracy, sedition and various other sections of the Indian Penal Code, police said.
At an earlier press conference, a senior Delhi police official said the initial investigation linked the document to a pro-Khalistan group called the “Poetic Justice Foundation.”
According to the police, the “toolkit” has a particular section that mentions “digital strike via hashtags on January 26 or before, tweet storms on January 23 onwards, physical action on January 26 and watch out or join to farmers marching to Delhi and back to the borders. ”
(With PTI inputs)

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