Question :

Which year was the sedition law inserted into Section 124A of IPC by the British?

A) 1940
B) 1930
C) 1870
D) 1910

Answer : C

Description :

The Sedition laws were originally enacted in 17th century England when lawmakers believed that only good opinions of the government should survive. The sedition law was then borrowed and inserted into Section 124A of IPC in 1870, by the British. The sedition law was used in India to convict and sentence freedom fighters. It was first used to prosecute Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1897.

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