Desirability Of Section 124-A: The Present Times In India

Shubhangi Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

Time to Reform Sedition Law? An Analysis


This article talks about the much controversial Article 124A of the Indian constitution. This article talks about the draconian sedition law in Indian. While many still feel that the sedition law was a tool of the British government to curb the revolutions of India to get freedom. This article analyses whether after more than 75 years of Independence, such a law is desired in the Indian constitution. It observes various judgements of Hon’ble courts in respect to the law and its constitutional validity to deduce such desirability.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


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