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A Timeline of Umar Khalid's Bail Hearings

Four years and 14 adjournments later, Khalid withdrew his bail plea from the Supreme Court on February 14, 2024.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 7) once again postponed the hearing on student leader Umar Khalid’s bail plea. Khalid was arrested in September 2020, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, in a case relating to the North-East Delhi communal violence in February that year. His bail hearing in the Supreme Court has been delayed for the 14th time during his four-year-long incarceration.

This timeline was updated on February 14, 2024 after Umar Khalid withdrew his bail plea from the Supreme Court. 

Timeline prepared by Elisha Vermani.