Section 124A of IPC - Sedition charges

Q.  Recently there has been a spur in cases relating to sedition. Which of the following sections deal with sedition charges?
- Published on 19 Feb 16

a. 124A
b. 121
c. 121A
d. 122A

ANSWER: 124A
 
  • Section 124A of IPC deals with sedition charges.
  • 124A - Sedition — Whoever, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards, the Government established by law in India, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, to which fine may be added, or with imprisonment which may extend to three years, to which fine may be added, or with fine.
  • The expression “disaffection” includes disloyalty and all feelings of enmity.

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