Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
3) Urgent and fresh debate on the need to repeal the sedition law, for it has no place in a vibrant democracy is the issue at the hour. Discuss.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses the concerns and issues surrounding the debate of sedition.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss in detail the challenges that sedition law poses in the current polity set up and in what way it is high time to debate and conclude upon it.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
In brief narrate what are the issues with continuing with the sedition law.
Explain the following factors:
What is the Sedition Law?
Write briefly upon the Use of Sedition law during India’s Freedom Movement.
Discuss what the current issue is.
List the various supreme court judgments.
Explain the various concerns involved.
Conclude with way forward.