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Climate activist Disha Ravi on Saturday said that she was unable to join the United Nations COP26 summit in Scotland’s Glasgow city as the government did not give her a passport despite applying for it 88 days ago.

In an opinion article for British online newspaper The Independent, Ravi noted that one of the conditions of her bail, in the farm protest document case, did not allow her to leave the country.

On February 23, Ravi was released from Tihar Jail. This came 10 days after she was arrested in a case filed by the Delhi Police. She was accused of being the editor of an online document, referred to as a “toolkit”, intended to help amplify farmer protests against Centre’s three contentious agricultural laws.

The “toolkit” – a common term used by social activists for campaign material – was tweeted by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

In the article published in The Independent on Saturday, Ravi wrote that being released on bail in India…

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