Scrap sedition law, a colonial hangover: Kapil Sibal

The senior Congress leader's reaction comes two days after former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and others were slapped sedition charges in a charge sheet filed in the court.

Published: 16th January 2019 12:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th January 2019 12:45 PM   |  A+A-

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal Wednesday demanded that the sedition law be scrapped as those in power are "manipulating" it.

He also called for a change in the government to save the country.

"Scrap sedition law (section 124A,IPC), a colonial hangover.

"Real sedition is when those in power manipulate institutions, misuse the law, breach peace and security by inciting violence.

Punish them in 2019.

'Sarkar badlo Desh bachao' (change government, save country)," Sibal said on Twitter.

His reaction comes two days after former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and others were slapped sedition charges in a charge sheet filed in the court.

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  • zoro

    Why u did not when you were in Power Kapiljiiii.... You can fool some people some time .... Enough is enough ... we really had enough of you all.... spin doctors ...
    2 months ago reply
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