How does this explainer help the user?
This explainer seeks to lay down the legal provisions relating to sedition. It explains the difference between sedition and freedom of speech and also explains disaffection towards the government, punishment for sedition and the provision for bail in such cases.
What are the laws being discussed?
The explainer discusses the legal provisions in the Indian Penal Code, 1860 for the prosecution and punishment of a person committing the act of sedition.. It also discusses provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 under which seditious material can be confiscated.