Sedition Law: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, while arguing in the Supreme Court, appealed that the sedition law should not be stayed at present. After this, the Supreme Court stayed the law and said that it should refrain from registering an FIR under it.
Sedition Law : The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard the matter challenging the constitutional validity of the Sedition Law.
In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court stayed the sedition law and ruled that no fresh FIR should be filed under the sedition law until the Center re-examines the provisions of this British-era law. does, which has been challenged in India.
What will happen to those who have already filed a case?
Chief Justice NV Ramana, while pronouncing the order, asked the central and state government to refrain from registering an FIR under the Sedition Act. Until the government reviews this law, it will not be right to use this law.
The court said that the sedition law will remain ineffective for the time being. However, those who are already in jail under this, they will be able to approach the court for relief.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta argued in the Supreme Court
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the central government, argued in the Supreme Court. During the hearing, Tushar Mehta told the Supreme Court that till the Center does not re-examine the law of the British era, it may not be the right approach to stay the provision of the sedition law.
Along with this, he also told that we have prepared a draft of the instructions to be issued to the state governments and according to that there will be clear instructions to the state governments that without the approval of an officer of the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP) or above FIR will not be registered under sections.
Don’t stop sedition law: Tushar Mehta
Arguing in the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appealed that the sedition law should not be stayed at present.