Akhil Gogoi moves Supreme Court challenging offences similar to sedition; flags criminalisation of speeches critical of government

Gogoi has sought a declaration by the Court that criminalising political speeches critical of government acts and policies is violative of Article 19(1)(a).
Akhil Gogoi and Supreme Court
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Assam peasant leader and Sibsagar MLA Akhil Gogoi moved the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the constitutional validity of sedition as well as related offences that criminalises political speech critical of government and its policies.

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