Sedition law was used by British against Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak; now misused with no accountability from govt: Supreme Court

The Court said that if police wants to fix somebody, they can invoke Section 124A and everybody is a little scared when this section is invoked.
Sedition law was used by British against Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak; now misused with no accountability from govt: Supreme Court

Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises sedition is a provision which was used by the British to quell the voice of Indian freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi and Bal Gangadhar Tilak before the country gained independence, the Supreme Court observed on Thursday.

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