Rahul Gandhi On Sedition Law: The Sedition Law i.e. Section 124A of the IPC has been made ineffective by the Supreme Court for the time being. Congress has welcomed this decision of the Supreme Court. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said, “Speaking the truth is patriotism, not sedition. Telling the truth is patriotism, not treason. Listening to the truth is the state religion, crushing the truth is obstinacy. do not fear!”
At the same time, party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, “It is the national religion to show the mirror to the power. It cannot be anti-national. This is the clear message that the Supreme Court has given today.
He said, “The autocratic rulers sitting on the throne of power, the autocratic kings who suppress the voice of the people, the kings who put people in jail for criticizing the anti-people policies, now know that the people have stood up, now the people should not be suppressed.” could.”
According to Surjewala, “Congress wanted to abolish this law in 2019, today the Supreme Court’s ruling has proved that our path is right.”
The Supreme Court has said that new cases should not be registered under the sedition law and the court proceedings should also be stopped in those cases which are already pending. Hearing the petitions challenging the validity of the sedition law, the Supreme Court accepted the request of the central government to give it time to review the law. The court said that till the government does not review the law, this interim arrangement will remain in force.
Sedition Law: No new case will be registered for sedition, people in jail will be able to demand bail, 5 big things about ‘supreme’ verdict on 124A