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Proposal to scrap sedition law is not under consideration: Govt tells LS

Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said amendments in criminal laws are a continuous process

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The government informed the on Tuesday that there is no proposal to scrap the law, under which the maximum punishment is life imprisonment.

of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said amendments in criminal laws are a continuous process and are made in consultation with various stakeholders, including the state governments.

"No such proposal is under consideration of the government," he said, replying to a written question on whether the government is mulling to scrap the law.

First Published: Tue, February 05 2019. 15:16 IST
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