What is Section 150? All you need to know as govt mulls repeal of sedition law
The offence of sedition may soon be replaced, as the Centre introduces a new bill to replace Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code. The new law, Section 150, describes the offence as ‘endangering sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.’
The offence of sedition may soon cease to exist as the Centre mulls a replacement for the Indian Penal Code. Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill to the Lok Sabha on the final day of the Monsoon Session. Under its provisions the offense of sedition - as outlined in Section 124A of the IPC will be replaced by Section 150 of the new Bill.