Insults to religion made carelessly without intention to outrage religious feelings will not attract Section 295A IPC: Tripura High Court

"The words and expressions are placed in social media which have a more lasting effect as compared to transient impact that oral conversation particularly in front of a small audience may have." the court observed
Insults to religion made carelessly without intention to outrage religious feelings will not attract Section 295A IPC: Tripura High Court

Insults to religion made unwittingly or carelessly without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of a class would not attract Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code, the Tripura High Court recently ruled (Sri Dulal Ghosh v. State of Tripura).

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