Sedition Law – Overview
Is time up for Sedition law in India?
Sedition law refers to overt actions, speech, and gestures by any person in oral and written form that expresses their discontent against the established government by provoking violence or hatred against it. It has always been a controversial legal issue in India.
In last few years sedition cases have significantly increased and many are advocating to define what is seditious and what is not, to curb the misuse of this law. In this video, Avani Shukla of LawWiser talks about “Overview of Sedition Law in India” and takes us through the important judgments on this law. She also focuses on the major issues in the application of sedition law and what lies ahead of it.
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