Law of Sedition in India: An Analysis

  • Pankaj and Dr. Rana Parveen
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  • Pankaj

    Research Scholar at Shri Venkateshwara University, Gajraula, Amroha, U.P., India

  • Dr. Rana Parveen

    Research Supervisor at Shri Venkateshwara University, Gajraula, Amroha, U.P., India

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The sedition law has been attracting criticism since the colonial period. The purpose of implementing the sedition law by the British was to suppress the voice of the people and the nationalist movements. After the independence of the country, this law seems unclear because free speech is the soul of a democratic country. Apart from this, the government has been misusing and implementing this law in the name of national security and integrity for years. This law is being used to suppress dissent. The law of sedition is being considered a violation of freedom of speech and expression though a balance was struck between them in the judegement of Kedarnath case. The paper henceforth focuses on this issue and tries to provide suggestions for the same.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 901 - 907


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