How to answer the UPSC interview question: Should the sedition law be repealed as it can be misused to stifle dissent and freedom of speech?
The sedition law's potential for misuse and its chilling effect on freedom of speech and expression raise legitimate concerns.
The sedition law, as enshrined in Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, has been a subject of debate and controversy in India. Critics argue that the law can be misused to suppress dissent and curtail freedom of speech and expression.
This article explores the arguments surrounding the sedition law and evaluates whether its repeal is necessary to protect democratic values.