Freedom of Speech in Social Media in Legal Awareness

  • Pooran Chandra Pande and Dr. K.B.Asthana
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  • Pooran Chandra Pande

    Research Scholar at Maharishi University of Information Technology Lucknow. U.P., India

  • Dr. K.B. Asthana

    Dean at Faculty of law, Maharishi University of Information Technology Lucknow. U.P., India

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The establishment of legal education has been one of the most beneficial results of the use of social media. Legal awareness is a process of self-empowerment which leads to the realization of human rights. It is function of the state to established a social system by making appropriate laws and providing equal opportunities for development to all. 70% of the population of India in rural areas who are not fully aware of the rights of constitution. In poor socio-economic conditions, more than 33% of the populations are illiterate who are living below the poverty line. The good role of media is for maintaining democracy. The responsibility of the state has increased manifold because of the transformation of media. It is important for various laws passed by the Parliament to reach the wider population for their benefits. The fourth pillar Media of democracy is a powerful tool in India, a welfare country. The positive role and use of freedom of expression is the strongest weapon to sustain democracy. The Constitution of our country guarantees complete equality to all its citizens regardless of caste, creed, community, and India has transformed itself into a 'Welfare State.' Social media can reach to the greatest extent through extensive reporting and wide distribution across sections of the society and help in promoting and propagating legal awareness among the poor. Providing legal awareness support to the poor can help them solve basic problems of survival and bring a big change in their lives. Legal empowerment is built on the concept of human rights, and its active use can promote development by strengthening the voices of communities at the grass roots level. This paper mainly focuses on the role of social media in promoting awareness.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 2426 - 2432


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