No more arrests for posting comments on social media

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Supreme Court
Supreme Court

Supreme court has made section 66A, that was added to the Information Technology Act.

Section 66A has made several people who have voiced their opinion against atrocities of the government or politician or religions, to count bars.

Supreme Court has made the section void and null.  Here in after, there can’t be any arrest under the section for writing opinion online, in particular in Twitter, Facebook, HosurOnline or in any other social media.

A bench of Supreme Court headed by Chelameshwar and Nariman has ruled that, Section 66A of IT Act is against the constitution.

They have commented that, governments may come and go, and for that, no one should misuse law.

According to the bench, the Constitution of India has given full rights to all citizens of this country to share their opinion and hence there can’t be any valid law to prohibit the rights.