Section 295A Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860

Section 295A Indian Penal Code

Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about Injuring or defiling place of worship, with intent to insult the religion of any class. It is under CHAPTER XV (OF OFFENCESRELATING TO RELIGION) of the Code.

Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs

Whoever, with deliberate and malicious intention of outraging the religious feelings of any class of 2 [citizens of India], 3 [by words, either spoken or written, or or by signs or by visible representations or otherwise], insults or attempts to insult the religion or the religious beliefs of that class, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 4 [three years], or with fine, or with both.

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