Tag: IPC Section 124A

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  • Repeal sedition law

    Repeal sedition law

    During the 157 years of its existence on the statute book, Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code has undergone the least number of amendments. Enacted in the aftermath of the 1857 mutiny which shook the very foundations of British colonial rule, it was an instrument designed to curb the freedom struggle. The word ‘sedition’ …

    October 10, 2017