The sedition law, Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, has outlived its use in modern India. One hopes the Supreme Court, as the first guardian of citizens when their rights are infringed, puts it in the garbage bin of history.
Justice DY Chandrachud, senior Judge of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, during a recent hearing revealed the significance of immortal words of Tilak, during a Video Conference hearing. Remarks of Justice Chandrachud were inspired by seeing painting in the background of appearing Senior Counsel. He revealed that he read those words every day when he was in that High Court as the words had great significance for justice.