TA Threads: Disha Ravi

Three key takeaways from the #DishaRavi judgment! #Sedition #Law

With no ‘definitive’ or normative understanding of the text, the vaguely drafted section on sedition assumes a broader connotation which has over the time enabled it proliferating use to suppress dissent.

There has been many attempts to either limit or scrap the law of sedition and law commission’s recent consultation paper published in year 2018 is a recent instance where doing away from the law of sedition is advocated.

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