Fake News During Covid-19

Prerna Prajapati
School of Law, Galgotias University, India
School of Law, Galgotias University, India

Volume III, Issue II, 2020

Every citizen of the India is having Right to Freedom of Speech and expression under Article 19(1)(a) of Indian Constitution however this right is subject to the reasonable restrictions under Article 19(2). This Right means one can express this views and opinion through any medium without any interruptions.

Following article will be dealing about the restriction upon article 19(1)(a) and how fake news doesn’t come under the 19(1)(a) one cannot spread fake news since it’s subject to nations security. Due to fake news covid-19 chances to spread all over the country increases.

This article will also be dealing with the steps taken by Government for fake news during the time crises and what punishments are could be given to the fake news spreaders


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