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The Lead: What is sedition law?

Last Updated : 24 February 2021, 11:41 IST
Last Updated : 24 February 2021, 11:41 IST

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In this episode of The Lead, Advocate Vinay Sreenivasa talks about the laws concerning sedition and jurisdiction, which have once again come to the fore due to the Disha Ravi case.

Ahmed Shariff: Hi, this is Ahmed Shariff and welcome to the Lead by DH Radio. In today's episode, we are joined by Advocate Vinay Sreenivasa to talk about the laws concerning sedition and jurisdiction. Hi sir and welcome to DH Radio.

Vinay Sreenivasa: Hello.

Ahmed: It's nice to have you on our show. Sir, getting straight to the questions. In legal terms, what constitutes sedition and how has the Indian system defined it and what are the loopholes in this definition?

Vinay: Sedition is an outdated law, which is there from British times. In fact, you must remember that Gandhiji was also arrested for Sedition...

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Published 24 February 2021, 02:21 IST

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