Centre to ‘reconsider’ sedition law: SC

Centre to ‘reconsider’ sedition law: SC

newsdesk |
May 10, 2022

Day after the Centre told the Supreme Court it would re-examine sedition law provisions, the SC Tuesday asked the government what it would do about pending and future cases while Section 124A is under reconsideration.

New Delhi, 10 May 2022                                                         

As per news report of The Indian Express, the Centre has been given time till tomorrow to inform the court about its stand. Claiming that it is “fully cognizant of the various views” being expressed on sedition law, the Centre told the apex court on Monday that it “has decided to re-examine and re-consider the provisions of Section 124A (that deal with the offence)” and urged it to defer hearing on petitions challenging the Constitutional validity of the law until such exercise is carried out “before an appropriate forum”. It did not specify any time frame for this “re-consideration.”

Source - The Indian Express


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